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Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum
Date: circa 1820
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1880
Media: Photographic print
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.
Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.
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… Renaissance man who was a successful businessman, statesman, inventor, and patron of the arts. He was born in Sanford on November 5th, 1831, and…
… and successful career as lawyer, magistrate and statesman. A small office building sat below his house on East Main Street, near the house of…
… Governor Plaisted, left, and the late Maine elder statesman James G. Blaine. At the extreme right of the school photo note the roof corner of…