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Dover-Foxcroft Historical society
Preserving the rich heritage of Dover and Foxcroft, Maine

Images of 19th Century Childhood

Above is a photo of Lucy Goodwin. 
The Goodwin sisters are shown below.

Above is Bonnie Blue Butler.

One can imagine a Civil War soldier carrying a photo like the one above with him into battle.

Twin boys above - note that they are still in skirts indicating that they were not "trained" yet. 

Above is a photo of the Pittman family with their daughter Kitty (dated 1857).


Above photo of Charles and Vesta Loring in 1897.  Little Vesta lived only one more month after this photo was taken.