On-line now! – A thirty-five minute video presentation of the Hallowell’s Celebration of Maine’s Bicentennial. Ron Kley, Vaughan Woods and Historic Homestead Archivist describes the design of Maine’s State Seal. Earle Shettleworth, Jr., Maine State Historian, explains how Hallowell was almost the state capital.
Hallowell 1820: A Celebration of Maine’s Bicentennial LECTURES & EXHIBITS: “Our City” History Day at Hall-Dale Elementary School March 13, 2020 Organized by Hallowell Citizens Initiative Committee Hallowell Bicentennial Kickoff – Pre-party Party! (Bicentennial Celebration in Augusta is the next day)Benjamin Vaughan and the Creation of the State Seal by Ron Kley, A Tale of Continue Reading
There was a time when enjoying the film industry’s Hollywood’s finest offerings didn’t require a trip across town to a multiplex or a subscription to a high-priced cable service. All it took was a walk downtown and as little as ten cents. Movies theaters could be found in even the smallest cities like Hallowell where Continue Reading
Next Committee Meeting Saturday, April 28 at 10:00AM in the Hubbard Free Library.
The Historic Hallowell Committee’s charge is to guide the creation of policy and practices regarding the collection, preservation and display of the City’s historic artifacts and related properties, to prioritize and coordinate the many historical projects now underway and to promote historic preservation efforts. The role is not be to supplant the efforts of existing Continue Reading
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 Continue Reading