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Historical Items

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Item 8750

North Waterford School, ca. 1914

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society Date: 1914 Location: North Waterford Media: Photographic print

Item 31347

Coal Kiln School, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Item 13541

Brooklin Village School, ca. 1948

Contributed by: Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society Date: circa 1948 Location: Brooklin Media: Photo transparency

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111873

John S. Hyde residence, Bath, 1913-1956

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1913–1956 Location: Bath Client: John Sedgwick Hyde Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 111885

John S. Hyde residence, Bath, 1913-1914

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1913–1914 Location: Bath Client: John Sedgwick Hyde Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.

Exhibit

Otisfield's One-Room Schoolhouses

Many of the one-room schoolhouses in Otisfield, constructed from 1839 through the early twentieth century, are featured here. The photos, most of which also show teachers and children, were taken between 1898 and 1998.

Exhibit

Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Guilford, Maine - Guilford Schools

Both the grade school and high school were decked out with buntings and other festive decorations for the town of Guilford’s Centennial celebration.

Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - The Tea Room

… her hip beyond repair and lived in the corner room on the first floor which is now part of the seating area in the Tea Room.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Schools

District Seven school, known as the Parker school , had one of the best school houses in town. High School classes were taught in it.

My Maine Stories

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Story

My work in the Mercy Hospital emergency room
by Katie Johnson

Katie Johnson discussed her time in the E.R at Mercy Hospital

Story

Classroom Time Capsule
by Anna Bennett

On March 12, 2020, I left my classroom not knowing I wouldn't return again for months.

Story

Ted Truman (Throumoulos): A treasure trove of stories
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A son of Greek immigrants’ insight into his entrepreneurial family, culture and life experiences