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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 34795

Village School, Blue Hill, before 1914

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

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.

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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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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Educating Blue Hill

… Academy Class in front of Blue Hill Academy, Blue Hill, 1893Item Contributed byBlue Hill Public Library Blue Hill Academy Ever since the…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Meet Blue Hill's Project Team

The Blue Hill Library serves children and adults of all backgrounds and circumstances who seek information and the pleasure that comes from the life…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 4 of 4

New In-migrations since the 1950s. A series of migrations from urban areas along the Eastern Seaboard and as far west as California has brought new…

My Maine Stories

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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

Story

History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars