Fairfield Historical Society

Recent Donations to the Society


  • Barbara Gunvaldsen- Rept/ of 1st Maine Register 1820; made in Fairfield crazy quilt
  • Dwight & Kay Gagnon-Dresser Set; Magazines 1926; Fairfield Annual Rpt 1927/8; 2 old puzzles; 2 pieces of fancy silverplate; Doll paper goods; books; Lawrence Lyre LHS 1946; 3 hats; hat pins and a hat box; several vintage sewing booklets; Photo sleeve adv. local pharmacy
  • Jo & Rich Perry-Map of Fairfield
  • Ed Lord- 10 Old tin toys from Tibbits family
  • Marian Hagan-Abbie Ladd CookBk
  • Bonnie Rancourt- 3 old toys and doll bed cover
  • Gwendolyn Bowen- Long LHS student body photo(1926); 1928 LHS Diploma Rowell Bowen
  • Roland A. Pooler- Derby men's hat in box belonged to C.W. Pooler Fairfield
  • Enola Couture- Hair crumps from North Fairfield farm belonging to Mrs. Burleigh Crockett
  • Paul E. Emery- 1952 Plans for Central Elementary
  • John Libby- McClintock pictures & family information 1920's
  • Paula Joseph Eustis- framed Mike Cowen (local boy) article (Tiger Woods caddy)
  • Susan Grant- Steamer Trunk
  • Barbara Warren- Sampler (saying only)
  • Bill and Peggy Blair- Dehumidifier
  • Doug & Marie Cutchin- Vintage fireplace spark guard
  • John Verrier-Camcorder & accessories
  • James Larsen- Doll w/ clothes; LHS Yearbook 1959
  • Margaret Blair- Peavy; Cameras; vintage bottle opener
  • Dwight & Kay Gagnon - Auditors Accounts for Benton (1875-77 & 1879); Book of songs from Parish Hall of Clinton Academy; Early History of Kennebec County (1887); Early photos of Benton & Benton Falls; Militia Law Book of Clara Barton's father; Petition for rd. from Sebasticook Falls to Waterville bridge;Benton annual rpt. 1892; Spruce Gum box; numerous books; Vintage needle case; A. L. Hatch Fairfield Cash Shoe Store, Wm. K. Lunt Groceries, Benton Falls, advertising pieces; Vintage Hair comb, nail file, label pin, scissors & mechanical pencil; Sweetheart soap
  • Barbara Coombs- Wooden Box (Stenciled Fairfield-1882); Pressed glass goblets 1860's; Various toys that belonged to Morrill Bott (Indian, puzzles, cards, games); Darkrm timer; Morrill's ribbons & badges from 1940's; Knit dress; photos; various Indian pieces found in local area
  • Carolyn Grass-"Best Cat" Book illustrated by her & written by Virginia Steenstra
  • Barbara Bailey- H.W. Roundy & Son Fairfield cream bottle cap
  • Purchased- Town of Fairfield 1872 voting list
  • Ed Lord- Projector; 2 Quilts from Tibbits/Lord family
  • Bill & Gloria Guite-Photos of Fairfield; wooden nickel from 175th Anniversary of Fairfield
  • Nancy Metz- (2) Somerset County Atlas 1883 & 1880.
  • Rose Marie Bickford-1895 Framed Map of Fairfield; trunk; Fairfield annual repts; Child's book
  • Jo & Rich Perry-Fairfield postcards; advertising hot dish pads from Fairfield Grain Company
  • Lisa Pooler- Large Milk can
  • John Libby- Documents relating to Pearson family; 1773 land grant; Bugle & case belonging to Ami Berry
  • Earl Joler- Platform rocker passed down through the Joler family
  • Marion Foster- Child's quilt antique & hand done
  • Billy & Aidan Quinlon- 1968 Maine license plate w/ stickers to 1972
  • Arthur Julia-Souvenir dishes( Soldier's Monument & Fountain, Lawrence Library, Immaculate Heart of Mary Church & [2] Fairfield, Maine); Early Photos relating to Fairfield; LHS Yearbook (1907); Schools programs 1891-1945; Fairfield Annual reports (7 -1879- 1898); Advertising cards for Fairfield businesses
  • Peter Tompkins- Vintage Photos; Cindy Blodgett material; local news articles
  • Barbara Warren- Neal & Mitchell Bottle; 1908 postcard; Fairfield Fire Alarm box location card
  • Judy Whittemore for Estate of Raymond & Lillian Sylwain of Hinckley- Fairfield House 1874 Hotel register
  • Paula Eustis- Joseph's Store Sign; Paper items relating to the store & Joseph family; wooden golf club
  • Scott Clark- Bradbury family items; old photos relating to town activities & the Gerald Hotel; documents relating to the Gerald Hotel where his grandfather was proprietor; Bradbury/Clark and allied families genealogy