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Historical Items

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Item 7963

Wardwellville Schoolhouse, Otisfield, 1998

Contributed by: Otisfield Historical Society Date: 1998 Location: Otisfield; Otisfield Media: Photoprint

Item 34801

Blue Hill Falls Schoolhouse, Blue Hill 1922

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: 1922 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Item 9104

First Foxboro Schoolhouse, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Lovell Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: Lovell Media: Photoprint

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109437

Schoolhouse, Auburn, 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1910 Location: Auburn Client: City of Auburn Architect: Coombs and Gibbs Architects

Online Exhibits

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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.


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.


Samplers: Learning to Sew

Settlers' clothing had to be durable and practical to hold up against hard work and winters. From the 1700s to the mid 1800s, the women of Maine learned to sew by making samplers.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Minturn Schoolhouse

Minturn Schoolhouse Minturn Schoolhouse, Swan's Island, ca. 1930Swan's Island Historical Society The Minturn Schoolhouse was built in 1899…

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Lincoln, Maine - South Lincoln schoolhouse, Lincoln, ca. 1930

South Lincoln schoolhouse, Lincoln, ca. 1930 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description The first school house in South Lincoln…

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Friendship Museum

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My Maine Stories

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Aurore Morin & Huguette Paquette: immigrating to Biddeford
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

The experience of a young mother and her teenage sister making the transition from Quebec to Maine.