Wednesday, April 27, 2016

c1900 Photograph of Students at George Stevens Academy at Blue Hill, Maine

c1900 photograph of teacher(s) and students at George Stevens Academy at Blue Hill, Maine.  The Academy is still in existence today.

The photograph itself measures a bit over 5" by 7"; matted, the piece is about 8" by 10".  There's faint handwriting on the reverse: "George Stevens Academy, Blue Hill, Maine, c1900".

The link to the George Stevens Academy website above gives a history of the academy, from its origins as Blue Hill Academy in 1803.  George Stevens, an Andover, Massachusetts, native, was a Blue Hill shipowner, merchant and philanthropist.

If you can identify anyone in the photograph, from your family photos and research, please leave a comment for the benefit of other researchers.

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