Hamlin Memorial Library & Museum - Hours & Facilities




Year-Round Hours:

Tuesdays 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursdays 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Saturdays 10 AM - 2 PM

Our circulating library serves the local community and nearby areas. For more information please contact us.

Our museum collection includes:

  • Portraits of members of early Paris families, including Hamlin, Crocker, Cummings;
  • Lincoln-Hamlin campaign artifacts;
  • Primitive oil painting "The Clearing of Paris";
  • A map, one of two known to exist, of the Rangeley Lakes District of Oxford County, drawn on birch bark by Metallak, son of the chief of the Cooashhaukes;
  • Collection of local minerals and gems;
  • Grandfather clock built on Paris Hill between 1840-1855 by Jonathan Bemis;
  • Friendship quilt made in 1848 by the ladies (and one man) of Paris Hill;
  • Keys of the old jailor;

Our archival collection, a specific part of the museum collection, includes:

  • Diaries (and diary transcriptions);
  • Early letters;
  • Other related information relating to earlier Paris residents.



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Last Modified: November 23rd, 2021