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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Rural Free Delivery Driver, Strong, ca. 1915 Item 69477 infoStrong Historical Society Rural free delivery service began in the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Dyar rural school building, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 70282 infoStrong Historical Society Dist.# 1 Dyar School building served as…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… had as many as eight district schools to provide rural education, but children within a couple miles of the village attended the Village School.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

The Aurora Grange in Strong celebrated rural life for many decades. As one of the Franklin County District's handful of remaining Granges, it suffers…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1895 Village School

… had as many as eight district schools to provide rural education, but children within a couple miles of the village attended the Village School.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Rural district schools became a thing of the past. For the first time primary, grammar and high school students from all parts of Strong would attend…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Village School 1905

Rural district schools became a thing of the past. For the first time primary, grammar and high school students from all parts of Strong would attend…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Student Research

… that the War affected so many areas of rural life. For example, because of the need for soldiers’ wool uniforms and blankets, Maine farmers raised…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Early Schools

… Exhibits The early schools of Strong were called rural or district schools and were situated in various areas of the community to accommodate the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 1 of 3

… Grange movement has evolved to include non-farm rural families and communities. According to Dennis Sven Nordin, author of "Rich Harvest: A History…

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

… in more populated areas had been tarred, but more rural roads had yet to be done. Farmers would keep a horse and wagon for backup in case roads…

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

… difficulty attracting teachers, because of its rural wilderness. But by 1846 Maine State Legislature set up a Board of Education that paid the…