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20. The Powder House “Old Thunder Jug”

 •  February 19

At the Town Meeting of April 5, 1819, Hallowell voters approved a warrant “to see if the Town will give directions for building a Magazine for the...

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7. Row House: A Tenement with Style

 •  February 19

Sign Number: 7 Location: Second St. Method of Display: Attached to building North Side Permits/permissions required, date obtained: Town...

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17. Wilson Hall

 •  February 19

Location: Liberal Cup Building Perley Lane Method of Display: Affixed to buildingWilson Hall (this building) was built by Charles Wilson in 1872 at...

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15. The Heart Cure Co. – Pope Laboratories

 •  February 19

Sign Number: 15 Location: Boynton’s Market Method of Display: affixed to building Henry Pope Clearwater was a pharmacist who identified...

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14. Hallowell Cotton Mill

 •  February 19

Sign Number: 14 Location: Cotton Mill Apartments north west corner Method of Display: Steel pole The availability of cheap cotton from the South...

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6. Hallowell House

 •  February 19

Hallowell house was designed and built by John D. Lord, who had previously supervised the construction of the Maine State Capitol building....

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19. Sheppard’s Point

 •  February 14

Kennebec Turnout Sheppard’s Point, the small peninsula located where Vaughan Stream enters the Kennebec River, was first settled by Briggs...

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18. Life Long Learning

 •  February 14

Sign Number: 18 Location: Key Bank Building Method of Display: Attached to Building Hallowell’s early settlers brought their passion for...

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16. Everything That is Fit to Print

 •  February 14

Location: Hallowell Printing The first newspaper published in Kennebec County, the Eastern Star, was printed in Hallowell by Howard S. Robinson on...

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13. A Seaport on the Kennebec

 •  February 14

Location: Water Street State Boat landing In the early 1800's, it was said that if a Hallowell boy hadn’t been to the East or West Indies by the...

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