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Historical Items

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Item 38987

Bluehill Academy Journal, 1863

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

Item 34076

George Stevens Academy, Blue Hill, 1913

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: 1913 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Item 38992

The Bluehill Times, Vol. 1, No. 4, January 22, 1861

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: 1861-01-22 Location: Blue Hill Media: Ink on paper

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Online Exhibits

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Westbrook Seminary: Educating Women

Westbrook Seminary, built on Stevens Plain in 1831, was founded to educate young men and young women. Seminaries traditionally were a form of advanced secondary education. Westbrook Seminary served an important function in admitting women students, for whom education was less available in the early and mid nineteenth century.

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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.

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Educating Blue Hill

Blue Hill Academy and George Stevens Academy After George Stevens Academy went into operation, the old Blue Hill Academy building was vacant for…

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Blue Hill, Maine - The Musical Culture of Blue Hill

… of Blue Hill By Lara Peterson, Senior, George Stevens Academy Despite its small size, Blue Hill has an amazingly diverse musical history.

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

The George Stevens Academy . George Stevens is an independent high school grounded in a commitment to serving the area's small towns and invested in…

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

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