Maine200 Bicentennial
1820: A Celebration of Maine’s Bicentennial



Hallowell is celebrating Maine’s Bicentennial just a year late. “Old Hallowell” has a great story to tell regardless of the date!
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A Brief History of Publishing in Hallowell Even before the Treaty of Paris brought Revolutionary War hostilities to a close large number of people began seeking a better life by moving from Massachusetts to Maine. Read more... Greetings from Hallowell There was a time before Instragram, SnapChat and SmugMug when, if you wanted to share a picture, you visited the local apothecary, picked up a postcard, stuck on a penny stamp and dropped it in the mail. Read more... Promoting Preservation of Hallowell Collections Hallowell has an amazing collection of historic artifacts, documents, and photographs. This Historic Hallowell Committee is compiling a listing of collections and how they can be accessed for research or personal interest.

Foremost, and the most readily accessible, is the collection housed at the Hubbard Free Library. Many items like paintings and historic artifacts are on...
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Supporting Hallowell's Historical Organizations Hubbard Free Library, Row House, Vaughan Woods & Historic Homestead, Citizen's Initiative to Restore the Fire Hose Tower, Hallowell Fire Department. Read more... Sharing Hallowell's Story Museum In The Streets, Old Hallowell Day Pop-up Museum . . . Read more...