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Mystery Corner Item

Item 7499

Norridgewock High School Graduating Class of 1918

Mystery Corner Item Who are the unidentified NHS grads?

Contributed by: Norridgewock Historical Society Date: 1918 Location: Norridgewock Media: Photographic print

Item 7500

Norridgewock High School graduating class of 1945

Contributed by: Norridgewock Historical Society Date: 1945 Location: Norridgewock Media: Photographic print

Item 7501

Norridgewock High School Graduating Class of 1898

Contributed by: Norridgewock Historical Society Date: 1898 Location: Norridgewock Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Father Rasles, the Indians and the English

Father Sebastien Rasle, a French Jesuit, ran a mission for Indians at Norridgewock and, many English settlers believed, encouraged Indian resistance to English settlement. He was killed in a raid on the mission in 1724 that resulted in the remaining Indians fleeing for Canada.

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Student Exhibit: Rebecca Sophie Clarke

Sophie May, whose real name was Rebecca Clarke, was the author of over 40 books between 1861 and 1903. She wrote the "Little Prudy Series" based on the little town of Norridgewock.

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Student Exhibit: A Friend in Need!

Sometime in the 1920s a 700 hundred pound moose fell through the ice, likely between Norridgewock and Skowhegan. She was rescued by a game warden and another man. Here is the story.

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Norridgewock Historical Society

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Skowhegan Community History - Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area

Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area John Gray, Fryeburg, ca. 1980Item Contributed byFryeburg Historical Society by Dana Bulba The…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 1 of 4

One story claims he was captured by the Norridgewock tribe and was freed by Hannah, who fled with him and later married him.