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Keywords: Purington

Historical Items

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Item 64397

Purington Hall, Farmington State Normal School, 1936

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1936 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 64401

Purington family, Farmington, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1890 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 10506

Converse Purington, Bowdoinham, 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1880 Location: Bowdoinham Media: Photoprint

Tax Records

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Item 70341

Assessor's Record, 91-95 Pleasant Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Heirs & Widow of Marshall H. Purington Use: Land only

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109872

Stable for Capt. F. H. Purington, Bowdoinham, 1894

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1894 Location: Bowdoinham Client: F. H. Purington Architect: George M. Coombs

Online Exhibits

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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

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Presque Isle and the Civil War

Presque Isle had fewer than 1,000 residents in 1860, but it still felt the impact of the Civil War. About half of the town's men went off to war. Of those, a third died. The effects of the war were widespread in the small community.

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Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Cutler Memorial Library dedication, Farmington, 1903

George Purington, Principal of the Farmington Normal School and President of the Library Association, delivered the welcoming remarks.

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational

Captain Purington of Topsham and Captain Blanchard of exhibit the stern bearded features of men experienced in commanding sailing vessels.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Founding of the Farmington State Normal School

Kelsey, Charles C. Rounds, George C. Purington. X The bill presented by the Committee was enacted in a slightly amended form by the Legislature…