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John Martin of Bangor (1823-1904) began writing and illustrating a journal in 1864 to provide details of his life and activities for his wife, children, and descendants.
This illustration, on page 130 of the 650-page journal, show the home of Ezekiel Hopkins as it appears in 1840. Martin wrote, "The above premices presents the only instance that I know of where God and man had formed a copartnership to plan a residence for man and beast where every convenience both natural and mechanical were combined."
When he was a teenager, Martin worked for Hopkins on his farm and in his store.
About This Item
- Title: Ezekiel Hopkins house and grounds, Hampden, 1840
- Creator: Martin, John
- Creation Date: 1864
- Subject Date: 1840
- Town: Hampden
- County: Penobscot
- State: ME
- Media: Ink and watercolor on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 1972; 1997.16.4
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Hopkins, Ezekiel,--Homes and haunts--Maine--Ellsworth
- Bangor (Me.)--History
- Martin, John, 1823-1904
- Hampden (Me.)--History
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum
489 Congress St., Portland, ME 04101
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