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Collection

Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

140616

Format of Original

35mm gelatin silver negatives

Creation Date

10-21-1982

Description

Views of the Morrill School, 1086 Forest Avenue after its closure. The school building was constructed in 1899, and closed after Riverton School opened (1976).
In 1982, the property was acquired by the Park-Danforth elderly housing facility's expansion from Stevens Avenue to Forest Avenue. Construction began in 1984.

Top image: Full exterior view of the school building, from southeast.
Bottom image: Full exterior view of the school building from northwest. Poland Street at right.

Bottom photo published in the Evening Express, on 21 October 1982


[See Additional Files link- below- for post card view of the Morrill School]

Morrill School.jpg (3452 kB)
Morrill School post card, early 20th C

Keywords

Portland, Me., Deering Center, Morrill's Corner, Schools, Forest Avenue

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.