In partnership with the Maine Memory Network Maine Memory Network

Jonathan Fisher Memorial

Jonathan Fisher Memorial Facts

Mission:
"To perpetuate the memory, spirit, works and teachings of the Reverend Jonathan Fisher and to preserve at Blue Hill, Maine and elsewhere, his home, relics and other things of his, and of his descendants and of the period in which he lived in order that his life may serve as an inspiration to others."

Collections:
The house contains remarkable survivals from the Fisher era, including:

Remarkable art work, including paintings, drawings, watercolors, and woodblock prints;
Furniture he made for his family and others;
An extensive library;
Home-made ‘alarm clock, with its beautiful dial telling of time in five languages;
Superb homemade surveying tools;
A rare camera obscura that he made to aid him in drawing;

Outside, a recreation of his 1820 orchard is in progress, using Fisher’s original plans, including a 200-year-old pear tree

Hours:

The Jonathan Fisher House is open
July 5 to October 15
Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday
1 PM to 4PM.

Activities:
The foundation welcomes interested individuals or organizations to join them.

Educational programs for school-aged children throughout the year.
Summer Festivals with music, crafts and tours
Strategic Planning for preservation, support and outreach.
Consultation for preservation of buildings, paintings, documents and other collections.
Structural repairs and buildings and grounds maintenance.