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York, Maine, USA

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York, York, Maine, USA
In 1652, York, Massachusetts, was incorporated from a portion of Gorgeana, making it the second oldest town in Maine after Kittery, incorporated two years earlier. It was named for York, England.wikipedia



York, Maine, USA

Old Jail. York, Me.

York, Maine, USA

The Square, looking South - York Beach, Maine

York, Maine, USA

York Village, Me., Village Street.

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1623 - First sawmill in the nation was established near York.

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1641 - First chartered city in America was York.

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1692 - Killed
February 4: They approached the town of York with three to four hundred inhabitants. Of the...Read MORE...

1759 - First Female Novelist
America's First Female Novelist, Madam Wood (Sally Sayward Barrell) was born at York.

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1761 - First Pile bridge
First Pile bridge in North America built at York.

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1839 Description of York, Maine
York, Me.

York co. This is an ancient maritime town, on the coast, between Kittery and...Read MORE...

1886 - York
York, in the county of the same name, is a sea-coast town, and the southernmost but one in the...Read MORE...

1906
York, a post-village and resort of York co., Me., in York township (town), and on a small inlet...Read MORE...

News  1933 - BOY DROWNED IN POOL AT YORK
William Mackie, 11, Loses His Life While At Play
William Mackie, aged 11, of York Village, was...Read MORE...

1950 - July 8 - The town of York, NE, was deluged with 13.15 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish a state record.

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