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Historical Items

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Item 34801

Blue Hill Falls Schoolhouse, Blue Hill 1922

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

Item 34056

Class in front of Blue Hill Academy, Blue Hill, 1893

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: 1893 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Item 38987

Bluehill Academy Journal, 1863

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: 1863 Location: Blue Hill Media: Ink on paper

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109138

Rowantrees Pavilion, Blue Hill, 1950

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1950 Location: Blue Hill Client: Rowantrees Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 110452

Clements Garden at East Egg, Blue Hill, 2005

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2005 Location: Blue Hill Client: Beth Clements Architect: Patrick Chasse

Item 110469

Bagaduce Music and Lending Library, Blue Hill, ca. 1990

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1990 Location: Blue Hill Client: Bagaduce Music Lending Library Architect: Landscape Design Associates

Online Exhibits

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Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."

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Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.

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Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Swimming, Blue Hill, 1907

Swimming, Blue Hill, 1907 Contributed by Blue Hill Public Library Description Swimming at the Bathing Beach in Blue Hill during the…

Site Page

Blue Hill, Maine - Picnicking, Blue Hill, 1907

Picnicking, Blue Hill, 1907 Contributed by Blue Hill Public Library Description Picnicking along the coast of Blue Hill in 1907.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Craftsman

Craftsman Military enlistees, Blue Hill, 1864 Item 38995 infoBlue Hill Public Library

My Maine Stories

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Rug Hooking Project with a Story
by Marilyn Weymouth Seguin

My grandmother taught me the Maine craft of rug hooking when I was a child.

Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima

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Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast