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After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.
A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.
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.
Odd Fellows Hall Odd Fellows Hall after repairs, Swan's Island, ca. 1985Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society The Independent…
City Hall had a courtroom, a marshal's office, a judge's office, and a police matron's office. The City Hall is still used for meetings and official…