Keywords: teams of horses
Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.
Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.
… the digger and powered the digger mechanism, the horses tired easily. They had to rest frequently or were replaced by another team of horses.
Transportation Before the days of automobiles, horses were the means of transportation. People treated their horses well, and most towns had one or…