Roosevelt Schoolhouse Repairs – Brighton Plantation ME

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Description

The community notes in the Independent Reporter of February 4, 1934 mentions New Deal help in this very rural plantation of 114 (1930 census).

“School at the Roosevelt schoolhouse reopened Monday, after a vacation of two weeks. The CWA workers have been making some much needed repairs on the schoolhouse.”

David Baker and P. Tripp are mentioned as visiting from the Greenville CCC camp.

Source notes

The Independent Reporter, a long defunct weekly county newspaper

Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on July 24, 2016.

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Location Info


Old Stagecoach Rd.
Brighton Plantation, ME 04912

Location notes: Location deduced from historical material, current structure is one of many schoolhouses in the area

Coordinates: 45.045364, -69.697167

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