Contributed by Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.
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Jonathan Fisher (1768-1847) was the first settled minister of the town of Blue Hill and The First Congregational Church of Blue Hill from 1796-1837. He was also a a teacher, farmer, surveyor, artist, furniture-maker, writer and poet.
This is a photo of the Fisher homestead with four family members in front. From left are: Jonathan and Dolly Fisher's son Willard Fisher; Willard's daughter Mary Augusta Fisher, Willard's son Frederick Austin Fisher; and Willard's niece Sarah Stevens Hinckley.
The front house was built in 1814 and is still standing. Next is the hog-house with a martin house on top of a pole. To the right of that is his lumber-house and workshop.
Today the house is a museum containing many of Jonathan Fishers self-made artifacts.
About This Item
- Title: Descendants of Rev. Jonathan Fisher, Blue Hill, 1888
- Creation Date: 1888
- Subject Date: 1888
- Location: Blue Hill, Hancock County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 13 cm x 20 cm
- Local Code: 2007-001-033
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Farms--Maine--Blue Hill
- Artists--Maine--Blue Hill
- Surveyors--Maine--Blue Hill
- Fisher, Frederick A.--Homes and haunts--Maine--Blue Hill
- Clergy--Maine--Blue Hill
- Hinckley, Sarah S.--Homes and haunts--Maine--Blue Hill
- Homesteads--Maine--Blue Hill
- Dwellings--Maine--Blue Hill
- Historic buildings--Maine--Blue Hill
- Fisher family
- Fisher, Jonathan, 1768-1847--Homes and haunts--Maine--Blue Hill
- Fisher, Willard--Homes and haunts--Maine--Blue Hill
- Fisher, Mary A.--Homes and haunts--Maine--Blue Hill
- Teachers--Maine--Blue Hill
For more information about this item, contact:Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.
44 Miles Road, Blue Hill, ME 04614
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