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Great Fire of 1911 Exhibit

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Fourth grade students from Fairmount School, serving as guest curators for the "great Fire of 1911 exhibit at the Thomas A. Hill House, prepare for a June 10th stage presentation of their research.

BANGOR – This season’s featured exhibit is the “Great Fire of 1911.” Join costumed interpreters for engaging tours of The Thomas A. Hill House and Civil War Museum. Fourth grade students from Fairmount School, serving as guest curators, researched and wrote exhibit labels. They describe historic photographs through their creative interpretation of people’s voices that experienced the fire.

The Hill House, located at 159 Union Street, is open 10am to 4pm, Tuesday through Friday. General admission is $3; children under 12 and Museum members are free.

The Hill House is a significant 1835 Greek Revival house designed by noted architect Richard Upjohn. In addition to the fire exhibit, furnishings, clothing, objects of everyday life and materials from the Civil War tell the stories of Bangor people at home, at work and at war. For more information on the Thomas A. Hill House and Civil War Museum, or the popular historic walking tours, please check Bangor Museum and History Center’s website at www.bangormuseum.org or call 942-1900.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Dana Lippitt, curator

Telephone Number: 207-942-1900

Website: http://www.bangormuseum.org