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Smith's Brook, Paris, ca. 1880

Contributed by Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum

This early photograph shows a young woman, Lizzie Cummings (Steele), sitting on a rock by Smith's brook near Paris Hill. Smith's brook is known to local residents as a fishing spot and as the the place where converts to the faith were brought for baptism.

In the lower right corner of the picture are the words "Smith's Brook Paris, Me".

Other Information


  • Title: Smith's Brook, Paris, ca. 1880
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • Town: Paris
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph (cyanotype)
  • Dimensions (cm): 11 x 18.5
  • Local Code: 1997.01
  • Collection: Paris Hill Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum
PO Box 4316, Hannibal Hamlin Drive, Paris, ME 04271
(207) 743-2980
http://www.hamlin.lib.me.us

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