THANK YOU FOR A WONDERFUL 250th!

As the year winds down, we would like to take a moment to thank all the wonderful people who contributed their time and creativity to the Hallowell 250th Celebration. It was a wonderful year! Jane Orbeton – Co-chair Gerry Mahoney – Co-chair Richard Bachelder Nancy Bell Anne Berry Richard Bostwick Cary Colwell Janis Cross Larry […]

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A gift for Hallowell Food Bank

Jack Walsh, President of the Hallowell Food Bank accepting a check for $1,100 from Sam Weber & Katy Perry. Proceeds from the sale of “Recollections and Reflections”, the book they organized together in celebration of the 250th anniversary of  Hallowell.

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The Architecture of Hallowell

Monday, December 3 at 7 pm Hallowell City Hall With Amy Cole Ives and Scott Hanson. This lecture and slide show was a hit last spring. Many told us they were disappointed they couldn’t attend so we’re repeating it! No charge for attendance.

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Hallowell Cemetery Tour!

Next up as part of our Hallowell at 250th Celebrations: Saturday, September 22 at 1 pm      Hallowell Cemetery tour with Sam Webber Narration on notable Hallowell citizens and veterans from the American Revolution and the Civil War. Meet at the Civil War Monument at the south end of the cemetery. Note the change […]

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Historic Vaughan Woods Presentation and Walking Tour of the Vaughan Woods

with Lloyd Irland, forestry consultant, author, and lecturer August 12 at 1 pm Lloyd will give a presentation on the history of Maine forests in relation to Vaughan Woods at the Vaughan Homestead and then lead folks on a walking tour of the Vaughan Woods. Feel free to just attend the presentation if walking is […]

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New book celebrates Hallowell homes

As printed in the Kennebec journal on July 12, 2012 ‘The Dwellings’ coffee table book shows variety of Hallowell homes By Susan McMillan smcmillan@mainetoday.com Staff Writer HALLOWELL — The homes in the coffee table book “The Dwellings” are downtown and out in the country. They include houses, condos, a nursing home and a bed and […]

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Walking Tour of Historic Hallowell Waterfront

Two opportunities! with historians Sam Webber and Arthur Moore – leaving from the Bulkhead at north end of town  Saturday, June 30 at 10 am Sunday, July 8 at 10 am We will visit four locations along the waterfront and discuss the oil tankers and the steam boats that visited Hallowell in days gone by; […]

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Granite Quarries Tour

August 5th tour cancelled due to high water in the quarry — no plans to reschedule at this time   with Leonard Nason, owner of Granite Works LLC Meet at 414 Winthrop Street, just west of the quarry site, toward Manchester, at the home of Lenny Nason. Wear walking shoes. Sunday, August 5 at 1 […]

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Commemorating Rev. Melville Cox

Can you name the educational institution, located across the globe, that was modeled on Kents Hill School? You’ll know the answer after reading this new marker, commemorating Rev. Melville Cox. Dedication ceremony on Saturday, June 2nd is part of the Hallowell 250th celebration!

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