City Hall, Hallowell, ca. 1900

Contributed by Hubbard Free Library


The Hallowell City Hall on Winthrop Street was built in 1898. In 1898-99, Eliza Clark Lowell, great-granddaughter of Hallowell’s first settler Deacon Pease Clark, donated $20,000 for the construction of a City Hall. She said, “Build it strong that it may last for years to come.”

Its auditorium served as a venue for school assemblies, dances, and graduation ceremonies until the high school was built, and hosting variety shows, theatricals and other community events.

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  • Title: City Hall, Hallowell, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Location: Hallowell, Kennebec County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: CP002027
  • Object Type: Image

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Hubbard Free Library
115 Second Street, Hallowell, ME 04347
(207) 622-6882

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