Keywords: Strong High School
Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.
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.
French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.
National Blue Ribbon School Strong Elementary School X Strong was selected as one of three schools in the state to be named as a 2005 No Child…
Nicole Morin-Scribner: living the dreams of her immigrant parent
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center
A 6-year-old immigrant makes the most of her opportunities while staying connected to her roots
Ron Cote - Lessons from a star athlete and legendary coach
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center Voices of Biddeford project
A local sports legend's life and how he applied his passion to help others pursue their own dreams.