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When we began work on our site, there were times when it seemed every one room schoolhouse ever built in this country was still around and either restored or converted to other uses.  While this certainly isn't true, in most parts of the country there are examples fairly close by.

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Schoolhouse Maine




  Growstown School
195 Woodside Road
  Brunswick ME  04011    
Phone  207 725-1261
  Web Site  *****
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  Description  former school used in to the 1950's houses living history programs mostly  for school groups
Type of Resource  Historic Place
  Building Type  Schoolhouse
  Era  1849
  New or Updated:  07/24/2003

Kennebunkport Historical Society
North Street
PO Box 1173
Kennebunkport  ME  04046    
Phone  207 967-2751
Web Site
Description  local history in historic house and 1900 school
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Schoolhouse
Era      1853
New or Updated:  10/29/2003

Stanley Museum
40 School Street
PO Box 77
Kingfield  ME  04947    
Phone  207 265-2729
Web Site
Description  located in school built by brothers who created the "Stanley Steamer",                         collection of photographs, paintings, & violins made by family
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive
Building Type  Schoolhouse
Collection G-M  Musical Instruments
Collection N-Z  Vehicles
Research /Reading  Archives
New or Updated:  11/04/2003

Mount Desert
Sound School House Museum
PO Box 653
Mount Desert ME 04660
207 276-9323
Web Site
Description one time school houses community center with rotating summer exhibits
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Schoolhouse
Era 1892
Owner/Operator: Mount Desert Island Historical Society

Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
1678 US Highway #1
Littleton  ME  04730
Phone   207 538-9300
Web Site
Description  local farming and household items, models of a potato house, farm home,
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Agriculture
Building Type   Schoolhouse
Industry /Profession Farming
Collection G-M  Models
Collection N-Z  Tools
New or Updated:  7/14/2004



  Nobleboro Historical Society

  198 Center Street

  PO Box 122

  Nobleboro  ME  04555    

  Phone   207 563-5874

  Web Site

  Description  local collections in former schoolhouse

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Schoolhouse

  Research  Library

  Era 1818

  New or Updated:  6/6/2007




  Norridgewock Historical Society

  Route 2

  PO Box 903

  Norridgewock  ME     04957    

  Phone   207 634-5032

  Web Site

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  Description  built as a Female Academy, later a co-ed school then private house

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Schoolhouse

  Research /Reading  Library

  Era  1838

  New or Updated:            8/23/2005

Matthews Museum of Maine Heritage
Union Fairgrounds
PO Box 582
Union ME
207 785-3321
Web Site *****
Alt Web
Description 8000 local items of coopering, cobbling, farming, Moxie, carriage barn with one horse shay
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type  Schoolhouse
Collection N-Z Photography
Research/Reading Archives



  Wiscasset Bay Gallery

  67 Main St

  PO Box 309

  Wiscasset  ME          04578    

  Phone   207 882-7682

  Web Site


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  Description  classical Academy for over 100 years later became local primary school, then art  gallery in the 1950s

  Type of Resource   Gallery

  Building Type   Schoolhouse

  Era  1807

  New or Updated:            1/12/2006


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