Bates high School Prom '79

Bates High School
was a secondary school in Chamberlain, Maine.

The school was consumed by a massive fire during the Black Prom Tragedy on May 27th of 1979. 73 people died in that massacre. It was later rebuilt at another place in Chamberlaine, where 20 years later many events occured, which later lead to the Black Party, that happened at the home of one of the high school students, Mark Bing.


Bates High School was the new name given to Ewen High School for the film version of the novel. The school was named after fictional serial killer Norman Bates.

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