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Keywords: Town Halls

Historical Items

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Item 12349

Topsham Town Hall, 1954

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: 1954 Location: Topsham Media: Photograph, print

Item 12216

Brunswick Town Hall, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1890 Location: Brunswick Media: Photograph, Print

Item 33783

Guilford Town Hall, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110083

Preliminary Sketches for Changes in Town Hall, Freeport, 1920-1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1920–1930 Location: Freeport Client: Freeport Town Hall Architect: Poor & Thomas

Item 109369

Town Hall at Brunswick, Brunswick, 1882

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1882 Location: Brunswick Client: Town of Brunswick Architect: Fassett & Stevens Architects

Item 110036

Sketch for Town Hall at Rumford Falls, Rumford, 1893

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1893 Location: Rumford Client: Town of Rumford Architect: Frederick A. Tompson

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

The Establishment of the Troy Town Forest

Seavey Piper, a selectman, farmer, landowner, and leader of the Town of Troy in the 1920s through the early 1950s helped establish a town forest on abandoned farm land in Troy. The exhibit details his work over ten years.

Exhibit

Student Exhibit: Bloomfield Academy

In 1842, the new Bloomfield Academy was constructed in Skowhegan. The new brick building replaced the very first Bloomfield Academy, a small wooden building that had been built in 1814 and served as the high school until 1871. After that, it housed elementary school classes until 1980.

Exhibit

A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

Right before this new Town Hall was occupied, the “Great Fire of 1837” decimated most of the early records thought to be safely in storage.

Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Odd Fellows Hall

Odd Fellows Hall Odd Fellows Hall after repairs, Swan's Island, ca. 1985Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society The Independent…

Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - Davenport Memorial and City Hall

City Hall had a courtroom, a marshal's office, a judge's office, and a police matron's office. The City Hall is still used for meetings and official…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Saturday Evening Dances at the Westport Town Hall
by Deborah G. Greenleaf

Fond Memories of Westport Island

Story

Biddeford and Maine Franco-American Hall of Fame Award recipient
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

With options to be a college French professor, became a lawyer, mayor, DA & District Court Judge

Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Building Community/Community Buildings

Grade Level: 6-8 Content Area: Social Studies
Where do people gather? What defines a community? What buildings allow people to congregate to celebrate, learn, debate, vote, and take part in all manner of community activities? Students will evaluate images and primary documents from throughout Maine’s history, and look at some of Maine’s earliest gathering spaces and organizations, and how many communities established themselves around certain types of buildings. Students will make connections between the community buildings of the past and the ways we express identity and create communities today.