Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Client: F. O. Cobb Architect: Frederick A. Tompson
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1945–1946 Location: Portland Client: Burnham and Morrill Co. Architect: John Howard Stevens and John Calvin Stevens II Architects
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.
Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.
… Historical Society The truck on the right has a flat body. This truck has a hydraulic hoist. It is located behind the backboard at the center of…
… a short basque (a fitted jacket-like bodice) and flat fronted skirt flaring out at the back. An early 1870s short gray-green basque dress also…