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Item 28781

Title: Thespian Club, Paris Hill, 1864

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum

Date: 1864-02-12

Location: Paris

Media: Ink on paper

Item 28784

Title: Judge Emery house, Paris

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum

Date: 2007

Location: Paris

Media: Photograph

Item 28789

Title: Paris Hill Common as it looked ca. 1822

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum

Date: circa 1830

Location: Paris

Media: print of drawing

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Hannibal Hamlin, 1860

Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

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Southern Cross commemorative print, ca. 1928

Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.

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Dress made by Martha Willey Riley, Cherryfield, 1912

Fashionable Maine: early twentieth century clothing

Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.

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Residence of Hannibal Hamlin, Paris, ca. 1900

Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum

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Harry Lyon, Paris Hill, ca. 1927

Paris Cape Historical Society

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Hampden Highlands Post Office, ca. 1908

Highlighting Historical Hampden

An introduction to Hampden history as presented by students from Reeds Brook Middle School, the Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, and Hampden Historical Society. Areas focused on include early settlement, expansion, Riverside Park, Hampden Academy, important residents, shipyards, the War of 1812, and more.