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Birthplace of Hannibal Hamlin, Paris Hill, 1948

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Birthplace of Hannibal Hamlin, Paris Hill, 1948

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Hannibal Hamlin was born in Paris Hill in 1809.

As an adult, he moved to Hampden where he practiced law. He was elected to the Maine House of Representatives in 1836 and served until 1840 and again in 1847.

He also served as Maine governor for one year, in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate and was Vice President under Abraham Lincoln from 1861-1865.

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  • Title: Birthplace of Hannibal Hamlin, Paris Hill, 1948
  • Creator: Portland Press Herald
  • Creation Date: 1948
  • Subject Date: 1948
  • Local Name: Paris Hill
  • Town: Paris
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 20 x 23
  • Local Code: Photographs--Paris Hill
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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