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Yarmouth

Location Map for Yarmouth

Yarmouth is a coastal town northeast of Portland on I-295 and U.S. Route 1. See photos. It is home to the Delorme Mapping Company and North Yarmouth Academy. Cousin’s Island is home to a large, oil fueled electric power plant known as Wyman Station. The Island has ferry terminal for Chebeague Island. Continue reading

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York

Loaction Map for York

Most of the town’s inhabitants are located between U.S. Route 1 (inland) and U.S. Route 1A which runs along the coast. Its population has more than doubled in the past thirty years, and grew by nearly 31 percent between 1990 and 2000. Beaches and cottages characterize the coast. Continue reading

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York County

Map of Maine Counties and Baxter Park

was Maine’s first county, established November 20, 1652, by the Massachusetts act that also incorporated the town of Kittery.  The county included all of the land claimed by Massachusetts beyond the Piscataqua River, which now defines the southern boundary of … Continue reading

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York Health Report 1933

Town of York Report of the Health Department 1933 Health Department Salary $ 800 00 Office in Realty Building 55 12 Rent $ 37 50 Telephone and Telegram 15 62 Lights 2 00 ________ Construction at Fire House $197 70 … Continue reading

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Young Republican Platform 1950

Adopted in Augusta, February 25, 1950. Believing’ in a vigorous and progressive approach to problems of government, We, the Young Republicans of Maine adopt the following resolutions as our major objectives; State: 1. We believe that increased state aid is … Continue reading

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Young Republicans Platform 1952

Supporting a goal of a 100,000 Republican majority for Maine in 1952 to set the trend for a nation-wide Republican victory in this crucial election, and believing that the realization of this goal demands a clear, concise and positive statement … Continue reading

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