Descendants of Rev. Jonathan Fisher, Blue Hill, 1888

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Descendants of Rev. Jonathan Fisher, Blue Hill, 1888

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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.

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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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Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.
44 Miles Road, Blue Hill, ME 04614
(207) 374-2459

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