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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Schools

… sent to seminaries, high schools, and commercial colleges. After a number of years a new district, Number Eight, was located on the Bluff.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Narrative History: Maine Swedish Colony

… (known as "W.W.") Thomas graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine in 1860 and was appointed by President Lincoln as one of the consuls.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Olof Nylander, 1864-1943

… employed by the Canadian government and several colleges and universities to do this same type of work or to act as a guide.

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Historic Hallowell - This won't hurt a bit!

… second in size at the time only to Harvard College. His library included many medical and other scientific texts.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Adventures in Aroostook County - Page 2 of 3

He commented, “college just wasn’t for me”, and left for the Hawaiian Air Force base. He took flying lessons, flew a 44 passenger aircraft and made…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 1 of 4

… were to be set aside for a school, for Harvard College, for a church and for a learned protestant minister and his family.

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Guilford, Maine - PEOPLE

and Robert Herring Sr. bought land from Bowdoin College. With this land they created what we know as Guilford.

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Early Maine Photography - War - Page 1 of 2

… the Revolution, John Sawyer entered Dartmouth College, graduating in 1786. Ordained in 1787, he preached in his native Oxford for the next nine…

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Early Maine Photography - Human Interest

… from the Medical School of Maine at Bowdoin College in 1823 and practiced medicine in Portland with his father Stephen Cummings.

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Wabanaki Agency in the Proprietor Records - Page 1 of 5

… of English and American Studies at Amherst College. Known for her extensive archival research and place-based scholarship, Professor Brooks is the…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 1 of 4

… kindergarten up until high school (as well as college if attended.) The tests are taken by the entire class at one time, quietly, and on paper or…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Porter Family

She was able to afford going to college because of an inheritance received from her father and her aunt.

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Blake Library Special Collections, UMFK

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Life on a Tidal River - William S. Cohen, The Man and the School

… prepared him for the rigors of high school, college, graduate school and life as a public servant and even now as a private businessman.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and Social Reform Movements of the 1800s-1900s

… Visits Maine.” A Peoples History of Colby College Activism and Social Justice Since 1813, Colby College, 6 Mar.

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Historic Hallowell - Values and Charity

… to Hallowell Academy, all graduated from Bowdoin College, all studied theology at Andover, and all became ministers and teachers.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Bob Marley

… followed his parent's wishes for him to graduate college and lead a financially successful life. Marley attended the University of Maine at…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Chester Greenwood

All of his children attended college. There truly was a lot more to Chester than just being the inventor of ear protectors.

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Lubec, Maine - Myron Avery, Lubec, and the Appalachian Trail

… Myron Haliburton Avery graduated from Bowdoin College he attended Harvard Law school, then practiced Admiralty Law with the U.S. Navy.

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Important Women of Bangor

… Kline, Christina Baker, 1964- (Person) - Colby College Libraries, Colby College Libraries, link.colby.edu/resource/GvyPO06Fuog/.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Jonathan Fisher: Unlocking the Person Beyond the Parson

… capacity, offered to send him to Harvard college. The offer, which Jonathan accepted, was conditional on an agreement that he would study to become…

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Guilford, Maine - SPORTS - Page 1 of 3

He played baseball up through college until he graduated in 1963. He was a first baseman and an outfielder.

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Guilford, Maine - Veterans Tributes - Page 2 of 2

… Madawaska Training School and later Beals College where she excelled. She went into civil service in 1923 with the Bureau of Weights and Measures…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 3 of 4

… until 14 September 1930 and had approximately 120 college men from all parts of the country.(1) At the time it was said that Portland would be…