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Item 29253

Moving Granite, Outer Winthrop Street, Hallowell, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1890 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

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John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Historic Hallowell - Nature's Bounty - Raw Material, Close at Hand

Granite the from the Stinchfield and Longfellow quarries on Lithgow Hill (known today as Granite Hill) to the Cutting Sheds was a challenge.