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Kittery, York, Maine, USA

"Kittery, kitter-e, a post-village of York co, Me, on the Piscataqua River, opposite Portsmouth, N.H., and on the Portsmouth, Saco & Portland Railroad, about 4 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. It is in Kittery township, which forms the S.W. extremity of Maine, and is 51 miles S.W. of Portland. It is mainly supported by ship-building, fisheries, and the coasting-trade. Here is a United States navy yard. The township has 7 churches, and a pop, of 3333."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott


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  • 1647 - Kittery founded
    Oldest incorporated town in Maine.
    www.wikipedia.org

  • News 1846 - Cabinet Shop Fire
    The cabinet shop of Mr. Dame, in Kittery, near Portsmouth, bridge, was destroyed by fire on the 18th, while the workmen were absent at noon. Loss 5...Read MORE...


  • News 1878 - A phenomenal spring is said to exist at Kittery, Me.
    Whenever a drought becomes so severe that other springs go dry, this one bubbles up until rain enough falls to replenish the others, when it...Read MORE...


  • 1886 - Kittery
    Kittery forms the extreme south-western part of York County, and of Maine. It originally comprised, besides its present territory, that of Eliot,...Read MORE...


  • Kittery, Maine, USA
    Water Front and Portsmouth Navy Yard from Badger's Island, Kittery, Me.
  • Kittery, Maine, USA
    The Old Block House, Ft. McClary, Kittery Point, Me.
  • 1916
    Kittery, kit'ter-e, a post-village of York co., Me., on the Piscataqua River, opposite Portsmouth, N.H., and on the Boston and Maine R., about 4...Read MORE...


  • Kittery, Maine, USA
    Cutt's House, Kittery Point, Me.


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Water Front and Portsmouth Navy Yard from Badger's Island, Kittery, Me.

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The Old Block House, Ft. McClary, Kittery Point, Me.

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Cutt's House, Kittery Point, Me.
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  • 1647 - Kittery founded
    Oldest incorporated town in Maine. www.wikipedia.org
  • News  1846 - Cabinet Shop Fire
    The cabinet shop of Mr. Dame, in Kittery, near Portsmouth, bridge, was destroyed by fire on the 18th, while the workmen were absent at noon. Loss 5... Read MORE...

  • News  1878 - A phenomenal spring is said to exist at Kittery, Me.
    Whenever a drought becomes so severe that other springs go dry, this one bubbles up until rain enough falls to replenish the others, when it... Read MORE...

  • 1886 - Kittery
    Kittery forms the extreme south-western part of York County, and of Maine. It originally comprised, besides its present territory, that of Eliot,... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Kittery, kit'ter-e, a post-village of York co., Me., on the Piscataqua River, opposite Portsmouth, N.H., and on the Boston and Maine R., about 4... Read MORE...

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