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Historical Items

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Item 28789

Paris Hill Common as it looked ca. 1822

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum Date: circa 1830 Location: Paris Media: Print of drawing

Item 28791

First Baptist Church, Paris Hill, ca. 1990

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum Date: circa 1990 Location: Paris Media: Photographic print

Item 28782

Hamlin boulder on the way to Paris Hill

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum Date: 1909-06-24 Location: Paris Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

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Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

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State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Beyond Borders: an historical overview - Page 6 of 6

… of the Revolutionary War, in the 1783 Treaty of Paris, negotiators had sketched an imaginary line through this perpetually contested and poorly…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Peru

… proclaiming the founding of Oxford County, and Paris Hill as the county seat. The inhabitants of Plantation Number One were ordered by the…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - About the Project

… Sumner—look upon Auburn/Lewiston or South Paris/Norway as their commercial centers. Many inhabitants of the region work in those bigger cities and…