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Historical Items

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Item 15843

District Seven School, Eliot, 1910

Contributed by: William Fogg Library Date: 1910 Location: Eliot Media: Postcard

Item 11870

Frost District School, Brunswick, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1880 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 15844

District Six School, Eliot, 1908

Contributed by: William Fogg Library Date: 1908 Location: Eliot Media: Postcard

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.

Exhibit

John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.

Exhibit

Otisfield's One-Room Schoolhouses

Many of the one-room schoolhouses in Otisfield, constructed from 1839 through the early twentieth century, are featured here. The photos, most of which also show teachers and children, were taken between 1898 and 1998.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Guilford, Maine - Guilford Schools

The school experienced some expansion projects that included outdoor tennis courts, a gymnasium, and an assembly hall that included a stage.

Site Page

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Schools

District Seven school, known as the Parker school , had one of the best school houses in town. High School classes were taught in it.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Early Schools

Schools could be in private homes, in converted sheds or other structures, or built "from scratch." Children walked to school unless the snow was too…

My Maine Stories

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Story

A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down