A horse-drawn wagon passes in front of the former home of Vice President Hannibal Hamlin on Saturday during a celebration marking his 213th birthday. Hamlin was President Abraham Lincoln’s first vice president. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Tom Hayes of Scarborough poses for a photo Saturday with a cutout of Hannibal Hamlin at a 213th birthday celebration on Paris Hill for the first vice president of Abraham Lincoln. Hayes says he is a fan of presidential trivia and posed as both Hamlin and Abe Lincoln. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Thomas Paquette, 11, of Paris Hill celebrates winning the 6-12 age bracket of the pie-eating contest Saturday during a celebration marking the 213th birthday of Hannibal Hamlin. Little brother Liam, 6, looks on from the left and Lucas Willey, 10, of Warren looks on from the right. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Jerry Mathers, former child star who was the title character in the sitcom “Leave it to Beaver,” answers questions Saturday during his appearance at the 213th birthday celebration of Hannibal Hamlin on Paris Hill. Mathers said the most interesting question he received Saturday was the one he really didn’t have an answer to: “Why are you here?” He replied, “… I’m here because a lot of people wanted to see me. … That’s probably the most interesting question they asked me because I don’t have an answer for except it’s fun to be here and meet the people and meet the people who watched the show. They’re just very nice people.” Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

A crowd gathers Saturday to cheer on pie eaters at a celebration on Paris Hill to honor the 213th birthday of Hannibal Hamlin, Abraham Lincoln’s first vice president. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

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