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Blue Hill, Maine - Educating Blue Hill

… Academy Class in front of Blue Hill Academy, Blue Hill, 1893Item Contributed byBlue Hill Public Library Blue Hill Academy Ever since the…

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

… rowboat to go to his home at Morgan's Bay or East Blue Hill over a weekend, he was charged fifty cents for the same.

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Today

… nature and easy access to nearby Ellsworth and Blue Hill. A smattering of writers, artists, and musicians seek their muses in this idyllic setting.

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Surry by the Bay - Early Settlement

… a three month school, then best known as the "Red Schoolhouse." Falling victim to the whims of spirited townspeople, the nomadic little schoolhouse

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Surry by the Bay - Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge

… Around 1906 Hollis bought a steam engine from the Blue Hill Inn. The engine was no longer needed to power the building's lights due to electricity…

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Surry by the Bay - Late Twentieth Century

“Summer people” in Surry and in Blue Hill provided seasonal employment to a number of Surry people as well.

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Surry by the Bay - Broadway by the Bay

… cottages in places such as Mount Desert Island, Blue Hill and Castine. The Playhouse offered some elegance and culture in a charming rustic setting.

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Surry by the Bay - Resources

Hill, Surry Historical Society. Wasson, Sam, East Surry, Maine: 27 Decades Of History 1613 to 1883, Surry Historical Society.

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Surry by the Bay - History of Surry

As they lay at anchor surrounded by forested hills near a serene cove, the crew had long, contentious discussions about settling in this particular…

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Surry by the Bay - Weathervane Dispute

Weathervane Dispute New Surry Grammar School, 1952Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Text by Lynn Bonsey Images contributed by Surry…

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Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

Early Twentieth Century Daily Living During the Jazz Age of 1920s, Surry had some specialized schools, including a dancing school and a singing…

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Surry by the Bay - Welcome

Welcome Come to SurryItem Contributed bySurry Historical Society Welcome to the Hancock County coastal community of Surry.

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Surry by the Bay - Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property

Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property Text by Steve Collier and Sandy Collier Images contributed by Susan Paquette through the Surry Historical Society…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Village School

Surry Village School Text by Lynn Bonsey, with sections adapted from Surry, Maine: An informal History by Osmond C.

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Surry by the Bay - About The Project

About The Project Our team is comprised of Surry Elementary School, the Surry Historical Society, and several Surry residents.

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

Surry Opera Company Opera Company's Tenth Anniversary festival schedule, Surry, 1994Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Text by Kate…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

… one of his violins, made from parts of an old schoolhouse that had been on Ross Road, at the high school graduation in the Town Hall.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Education

The Blue and Grey turned into Navy Blue & Gold and Farmington students became Cougars. Farmington High School, ca.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

… town boasted 32 school districts, mostly one-room schoolhouses. In John S.C. Abbott’s History of Maine, Farmington was touted as a community that…