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Category: Social Movements & Services, Social services, Orphanages

Historical Items

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Item 7370

Auditorium, Good Will Farm, Fairfield

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: 1911 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 7518

George Walter Hinckley with Good Will boys, Fairfield, 1893

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: 1893 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 7520

First Good Will Home orphans, Fairfield, 1889

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: 1889 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

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Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

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Sarah Sampson: Caring for Soldiers, Orphans

Sarah Sampson of Bath went to war with her husband, a captain in the 3rd Maine Regiment. With no formal training, she spent the next four and a half years providing nursing and other services to soldiers. Even after her husband became ill and returned to Maine, Sampson remained in the Washington, D.C., area aiding the sick and wounded.