Download PDF by Jim Harnedy: Around Wiscasset: Alna, Dresden, Westport Island, Wiscasset,

By Jim Harnedy

The Kennebec and Sheepscot Rivers of Maine, natural
boundaries for the Wiscasset sector, supplied the water highways for early explorers, investors, and
missionaries. via the early a part of the 17th century, colonization by means of ecu settlers had started. For over 360 years, the world has been domestic to shipbuilders, fishermen, farmers, and tradesmen. This brilliant photographic chronicle strains no longer only
the wealthy old traditions of the realm, but additionally the shared feel of life’s unbroken continuity found in the cities of the Wiscasset area: Alna, Dresden, Westport Island, Wiscasset, and Woolwich. classic images profile some of those that quietly encouraged others via their efforts to make existence higher within the sector, in addition to these women and men of wealth and imaginative and prescient who supplied the world with a legacy through their life and nice houses. The ebook additionally positive aspects perspectives of neighborhood taverns, courthouses, basic shops, church buildings, and schools—all the rules of a altering, vivacious, and becoming community.

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