Maine200 Bicentennial

January 20, 2020 at 1:13 pm  •  Posted in Homeslider, Maine200 by  •  0 Comments

Hallowell 1820: A Celebration of Maine’s Bicentennial

Maine is celebrating its bicentennial in 2020, and “Old Hallowell” has a great story to tell!

It is the birthplace of the Maine State Seal and the State Capital for a few brief hours.

The City’s celebration begins with a display of its copy of the Declaration of Independence on March 13 at the HallDale Elementary School.

Then the City pops the cork with a Bicentennial Preparty. The State’s official celebration is Sunday, March 15 present a double feature:

  •  Benjamin Vaughan and the Creation of the State Seal, a talk by Ron Kley
  • The saga A Tale of Two Capitals – Hallowell vs Augusta featuring Earle Shettleworth, JR., Maine State Historian.

Check the Hallowell State Bicentennial Calendar for more information.

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