This graceful Federal brick home is a few blocks from downtown Hallowell and has exceptional historic and modern features. Set on a hill with views of the Kennebec River, the house was built by a ship captain in the early 1820s and later became the home of a Hallowell mayor. This four bedroom home with 2,856 sq. ft. has gorgeous lead glass windows, original hard and softwood flooring throughout, nine foot ceilings, six fireplaces, beautiful molding and wainscoting, 13 inch thick walls, and an updated kitchen and bathrooms. Granite steps lead to the home¿s grand front entry, w/ its lovely mahogany and oak staircase. To left of the entry, a family room with a marble encased fireplace and mantle also features ample historic details with coffered beam ceilings, wainscoting, built-in bookshelves, and hardwoods. As with all of the rooms facing south east, sunlight streams into the house. The nearby parlor is elegant with its hardwoods, ornamental molding and wood stove set before the lined fireplace. French doors lead from the parlor into the dining room, where ship captains and prominent politicians once dined. A coffered ceiling and two built-in hutches, w/ gorgeous lead glass, add to its historic beauty. Three other doors in the room (two closets & a door leading to the back staircase) are adorned with stunning lead and colored stained glass. A nearby updated bath is bright with new features, including a shower. The kitchen has lovely black granite counters and ample cherry cabinets. A breakfast table set before the window has views of the peaceful yard and towering trees. There is also a 1st floor laundry and mudroom w/ stairs leading to a 2cnd story workshop. Upstairs, four bedrooms each have hardwoods and fireplaces with mantles. The closets are good sized and the bedroom facing the street and the master are spacious with plenty of light and river views. The second floor bath is generous w/ a claw foot tub, shower and several cabinets. Outside, the home¿s .3 acre has a lovely lawn along with beautiful perennial flower and vegetable gardens. There is also a screened in porch area and a small storage barn. The detached two car garage faces a quiet street and woods. The home has several updates including: a newer roof, furnace, oil tank along with wiring and plumbing. With its exceptional historic and modern details, this in-town Hallowell home offers a private and peaceful setting with easy access to downtown restaurants, shops and the Kennebec River Trail.