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Historical Items

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Item 7520

First Good Will Home orphans, Fairfield, 1889

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: 1889 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 26470

Boys and dog, Good Will Home, Fairfield, ca. 1920

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1920 Location: Hinckley Media: Photographic print

Item 26464

Good Will boys, Fairfield, ca. 1915

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1915 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

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George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

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Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.