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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

 

 

 

  Maine
 
Brunswick
  Growstown School
 
195 Woodside Road
  Brunswick ME  04011    
 
Phone  207 725-1261
  Web Site  *****
  Alt Web  http://www.curtislibrary.com/arts/musgal.htm
  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
 
Kennebunkport Historical Society
 
North Street
 
PO Box 1173
 
Kennebunkport  ME  04046    
 
Phone  207 967-2751
 
Web Site  http://www.kporthistory.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:KportHS@gwi.net
 
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

  Maine
 
Kingfield
 
Stanley Museum
 
40 School Street
 
PO Box 77
 
Kingfield  ME  04947    
 
Phone  207 265-2729
 
Web Site  http://www.stanleymuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:Maine@StanleyMuseum.org
 
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
Phone
207 276-9323
Web Site http://ellsworthme.org/mdihsociety/museum.html
E-mail  mailto:mdihistory@downeast.net
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

  Maine
 
Littleton
 
Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
 
1678 US Highway #1
 
Littleton  ME  04730
 
Phone   207 538-9300
 
Web Site  http://www.oldplow.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@oldplow.org
 
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

  Nobleboro Historical Society

  198 Center Street

  PO Box 122

  Nobleboro  ME  04555    

  Phone   207 563-5874

  Web Site http://www.nobleborohistoricalsociety.org/

  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

 

  ME

  Norridgewock

  Norridgewock Historical Society

  Route 2

  PO Box 903

  Norridgewock  ME     04957    

  Phone   207 634-5032

  Web Site  http://www.norridgewock.com/

  Alt Web  http://www.mainememory.net/bin/Search2?q_id=165809&supst=

  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

Union
Matthews Museum of Maine Heritage
Union Fairgrounds
PO Box 582
Union ME
Phone
207 785-3321
Web Site *****
E-mail mailto:mitchell@tidewater.net
Alt Web http://www.midcoast.com/~rtacc/museums.html
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

  ME

  Wiscasset

  Wiscasset Bay Gallery

  67 Main St

  PO Box 309

  Wiscasset  ME          04578    

  Phone   207 882-7682

  Web Site  http://www.wiscassetbaygallery.com/wbg.asp?pg=4

  E-mail  mailto:info@wiscassetbaygallery.com

  Alt Web  http://lincoln.midcoast.com/~wps/cyberfair/art.html

  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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