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Download e-book for kindle: Around Wiscasset: Alna, Dresden, Westport Island, Wiscasset, by Jim Harnedy

By Jim Harnedy

The Kennebec and Sheepscot Rivers of Maine, natural
boundaries for the Wiscasset quarter, supplied the water highways for early explorers, investors, and
missionaries. through the early a part of the 17th century, colonization via ecu settlers had began. For over 360 years, the realm has been domestic to shipbuilders, fishermen, farmers, and tradesmen. This extraordinary photographic chronicle lines now not only
the wealthy historic traditions of the realm, but additionally the shared feel of life’s unbroken continuity found in the cities of the Wiscasset sector: Alna, Dresden, Westport Island, Wiscasset, and Woolwich. classic pictures profile some of those that quietly encouraged others via their efforts to make lifestyles larger within the quarter, in addition to these women and men of wealth and imaginative and prescient who supplied the realm with a legacy via their life and nice houses. The ebook additionally good points perspectives of neighborhood taverns, courthouses, basic shops, church buildings, and schools—all the rules of a altering, vivacious, and turning out to be community.

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