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Bar Mills

is a community on the Saco River in York County centered on the intersection of Maine routes 112 and 4A., otherwise known as Emory Corner. It actually includes parts of the two adjoining towns of Buxton and Hollis but is … Continue reading

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Buxton

Location Map for Buxton

was settled by men who were survivors of King Philip’s War having been granted allotments of land in what was then Narragansett, Number One. The first permanent settlers arrived in 1750. Named for Buxton in Norfolk, England, it incorporated in 1762. The Buxton Powder House, one of only three War of 1812 powder houses to survive in Maine, was erected on a vote of local citizens. See photos. Continue reading

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