Item 25366 - Thornton Academy Graduation, Saco, ca. 1890

Item 25366 - Thornton Academy Graduation, Saco, ca. 1890
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Item 25366
Thornton Academy Graduation, Saco, ca. 1890
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Saco City Hall stage set up for Thornton Academy graduation ceremony with chairs in place and flowers at the edge.

The bouquet arrangements on each side of the stage say in part "Ut Opus" 1886 and "Sic Mun . . . " 1890.

In 1886, Saco, York County and the Trustees established Thornton Academy as a corporation and on June 20, 1890, the first class graduated from the new academy.

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