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Historical Items

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Item 31077

Flood, Merchants Row, Hallowell, 1896

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: 1896 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 29185

Dr. Clearwater's Pharmacy, Hallowell, ca. 1904

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1904 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 31078

Flood, Corner of Central and Water Streets, Hallowell, 1896

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: 1896 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Patriotism Shared

Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.

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Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Post Office and Fire Station

Post Office and Fire Station Hallowell Post OfficeItem Contributed byHubbard Free Library Judy Longfellow, Post Woman written by Sam Gilbert…

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Ship Captains

Post Office, which is on Winthrop Street and still stands today. Unlike most of the sailors of Hallowell, when Agry was only eighteen, he was the…

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Historic Hallowell - Henry Pope Clearwater Ph.D.~ Patient Medicine Mass Marketer

… necessitated the construction of a new Post Office in Hallowell. His business at one point occupied an entire city block, employed 100 production…