Museum in the Streets

Museum in the Streets

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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12 Old South Congregational Church

 •  February 14

Second St. Method of Display: Post Hallowell’s first meeting house was Old South Congregational Church. It was a wooden structure built in 1796...

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11. A Town House For All Occasions

 •  February 14

Sign Number:11 Location: front of Hallowell Fire Station Method of Display: Affixed to Building Permits/permissions required, date obtained:...

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10. The Power of the Purse: Hubbard Library

 •  February 14

Sign Number: 10 Location: Union and Second St. Method of Display: Steel post in front Women in 19th Century Hallowell didn’t have the vote or...

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9. The Golden Age of Hallowell Granite

 •  February 14

Sign Number: 9 Old Hallowell Granite office Location: Union St. in front of old Hallowell Granite office (Brahms/Mount) Union St. Method of...

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1. Head of Tide and Heart of Maine

 •  April 30

MUSEUM IN THE STREETS The steamer Della Collins leaves the Eastern Steamship dock in Hallowell bound for Augusta.   Sign Number:...

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2. From the Ashes

 •  April 29

MUSEUM IN THE STREETS Torrent Company.   Sign Number: 2 Location: Valle Real Estate Building Winthrop and Water St. James Ingraham's...

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4. A Cure for Smallpox

 •  April 27

Second and Lincoln Sts Dr. Benjamin Page. Dr.Benjamin Page, one of the first physicians to practice medicine in Hallowell, lived here. Dr....

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5. A Refuge for the Oppressed

 •  April 26

Ebenezer Dole House Second and Lincoln Sts. Ebenezer Dole, his brother Daniel and others, met here on November 18, 1833 and formed the first...

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