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Historical Items

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Item 12784

Old Campus, Colby College, c. 1920

Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections Date: circa 1920 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print

Item 12785

A locomotive steams past the old Colby campus, with Memorial Hall in the background.

Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections Date: circa 1930 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print

Item 13068

Old Colby campus, Waterville, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections Date: circa 1900 Location: Waterville; Waterville Media: Postcard

Online Exhibits

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Westbrook Seminary: Educating Women

Westbrook Seminary, built on Stevens Plain in 1831, was founded to educate young men and young women. Seminaries traditionally were a form of advanced secondary education. Westbrook Seminary served an important function in admitting women students, for whom education was less available in the early and mid nineteenth century.

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Maine Medical Center, Bramhall Campus

Maine Medical Center, founded as Maine General Hospital, has dominated Portland’s West End since its construction in 1871 on Bramhall Hill. As the medical field grew in both technological and social practice, the facility of the hospital also changed. This exhibit tracks the expansion and additions to that original building as the hospital adapted to its patients’ needs.

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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: The Old Church on the Hill

… restore the church and make it part of a museum campus. Unfortunately they were never able to finance their plans, and the church had to be razed…

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Colby College Special Collections

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L.C. Bates Museum/Good Will-Hinckley

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My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars