Keywords: York Institute
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2005–2006 Location: New York; New York Client: Institute for the Study of the Ancient World Architect: Patrick Chasse
Two years after separating from Massachusetts, Maine leaders—many who were part of the push for statehood—also separated from Massachusetts Historical Society, creating the Maine Historical Society in 1822. The legislation signed on February 5, 1822 positioned MHS as the third-oldest state dedicated historical organization in the nation. The exhibition features MHS's five locations over the institution's two centuries, alongside images of leaders who have steered the organization through pivotal times.
George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.
… was to thank for most of the longest-lived social institutions of the City, including the Webber Hospital (Southern Maine Medical Center) and the…