Hill Street looking south, Biddeford, 1915

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Hill Street looking south, Biddeford, 1915

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The photo taken from the Pepperell steam plant 251 foot chimney shows Hill Street looking south in Biddeford. The building on the right of Hill St. was built by James Sullivan who arrived here in 1769, he was the first residential lawyer of Biddeford. He was frequently visited by his friend John Adams when he represented the District of Maine. He moved to Groton Ma. in 1778, and was elected Govenor in 1807-1808 and he died in office that year. Sullivan St. is named after him. On the west corner of Hill St. is the Dr. Bacon house which was taken down in 1940 for a hardware store. Bacon St. was named after him.

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  • Title: Hill Street looking south, Biddeford, 1915
  • Creator: Daignault, Louis A.
  • Creation Date: 1915-10-02
  • Subject Date: 1915-10-02
  • Town: Biddeford
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 1.3 cm x 1.8 cm
  • Local Code: #606
  • Collection: George Guerin
  • Object Type: Image

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Biddeford Historical Society
P.O. Box 200, Biddeford, ME 04005
(207) 284-4051
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