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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.
For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.
The Somerset Railroad was completed in 1872. It started out as a dream to link the Maine Coast with Canadian businesses to the north. It ran from the North Woods around Moosehead Lake down to Southern Maine and back again for 56 years.
Freight service consisted on one train a day every day covering the entire route. Trains frequently consisted on 20 cars each during the winter…
Train Wreck at Tin Bridge, Bangor, 1871Item Contributed byBangor Public Library Tin Bridge Wreck The Tin Bridge collapsed under the weight of an…