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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 33407

Blue Hill Falls school house, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Blue Hill Media: Postcard

Online Exhibits

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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.


Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.


State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

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Blue Hill, Maine - Educating Blue Hill

… Academy Class in front of Blue Hill Academy, Blue Hill, 1893Blue Hill Public Library Blue Hill Academy Ever since the 1790s, residents of…

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Surry by the Bay - Early Settlement

… a three month school, then best known as the "Red Schoolhouse." Falling victim to the whims of spirited townspeople, the nomadic little schoolhouse

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

… rowboat to go to his home at Morgan's Bay or East Blue Hill over a weekend, he was charged fifty cents for the same.