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Biddeford Adult Education

Pepperell Mills the Melting Pot - Spring 2019

with Dana Peck


Why Biddeford Saco?...All the way to Francis T. Spencer and his blanket. This series will cover the History of the Industrial Revolution in America and how it pertained to Biddeford.


  • Labor for the new mills
  • Mill girls
  • Working in a weave room
  • Child labor in the mills
  • Immigrants- the expanding work force
  • Session 1: Feb 27 - Apr 3rd, 2019
    Wed for 4 weeks from 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Learning Center

189 Alfred Street
Biddeford, ME 04005 Get directions

Room: Room 24

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