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Historical Items

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Item 9105

No. 4 schoolhouse, Lovell, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Lovell Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Lovell Media: Photoprint

Item 34803

Class of children in front of the Village School, Blue Hill, 1892

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: 1892 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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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.

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Father John Bapst: Catholicism's Defender and Promoter

Father John Bapst, a Jesuit, knew little of America or Maine when he arrived in Old Town in 1853 from Switzerland. He built churches and defended Roman Catholics against Know-Nothing activists, who tarred and feathered the priest in Ellsworth in 1854.

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Samplers: Learning to Sew

Settlers' clothing had to be durable and practical to hold up against hard work and winters. From the 1700s to the mid 1800s, the women of Maine learned to sew by making samplers.

Site Pages

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Old York Historical Society

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old Buildings

… Bonnie and Donnie Staples' house Minturn Schoolhouse The Tea Room Redmen's Hall Seaside Hall Andrew Smith Store The…

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Friendship Museum

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