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 zone, supplied the water highways for early explorers, investors, and
missionaries. via the early a part of the 17th century, colonization by way of ecu settlers had started. For over 360 years, the world has been domestic to shipbuilders, fishermen, farmers, and tradesmen. This awesome photographic chronicle strains now not only
the wealthy historic traditions of the world, but additionally the shared experience of life’s unbroken continuity found in the cities of the Wiscasset area: Alna, Dresden, Westport Island, Wiscasset, and Woolwich. classic photos profile some of those that quietly encouraged others via their efforts to make existence greater within the sector, in addition to these women and men of wealth and imaginative and prescient who supplied the realm with a legacy by means of their life and nice houses. The publication additionally positive factors 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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