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Holiday Gathering, Beemans Corner, Hallowell, ca. 1899

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Holiday Gathering, Beemans Corner, Hallowell, ca. 1899

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The photograph shows Beemans Corner which is located at the corner of Central and Water Streets in downtown Hallowell.

The back of the photo notes: "Buildings to left and rear of middle building- Charles Smith Stable- Kept horses there and blacksmith shop..."

The book "Around Hallowell" compiled by Bob Briggs in 1996 notes: "Perhaps a Labor Day celebration c. 1899. Labor Day celebrations in Hallowell at the turn of the century were no small matter. A newspaper account reports the festivities included floats, parades and sporting events held at the Muster Field. The evening was capped off by a grand ball held at City Hall with music furnished by a live orchestra."

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  • Title: Holiday Gathering, Beemans Corner, Hallowell, ca. 1899
  • Creation Date: circa 1899
  • Subject Date: circa 1899
  • Local Name: Beemans Corner
  • Town: Hallowell
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 12 cm
  • Local Code: B-6
  • Collection: Hubbard Free Library Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Hubbard Free Library
115 Second Street, Hallowell, ME 04347
(207) 622-6882
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