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Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum
Date: circa 1820
Title: Hannibal Hamlin, statesman
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1880
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.