Comments for: Students use teen’s diary from 1800s to study, illustrate history of Searsmont

Posted June 10, 2014, at 6:02 p.m.
Last modified June 10, 2014, at 6:34 p.m.

SEARSMONT, Maine — When Josephine Knight was 16 or 17 — she was never quite sure the exact date of her birth — she began a diary. The feisty Searsmont schoolteacher kept that diary from 1885 until 1888, writing just about every day in delicate, spidery handwriting about her home, …

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