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Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine, USA

Bath is known as the City of Ships.


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  • 1781 - Bath formed from a part of Georgetown

    maineanencyclopedia.com/ georgetown/

  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Erudition School House, "1794"
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Brig Clarissa Ann, Bath, Maine, 1824
    Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, Maine
  • 1833 - Bath Iron Foundry established on the Kennebec River

    http://maineanencyclopedia.com/

  • On June 14, 1847 Bath was incorporated as a city

    http://maineanencyclopedia.com/bath/

  • News 1854 - The Destructive Gate - Its Effects at the East.
    ...The depot at the Bath junction was blown over upon the track, and the telegraph wires were broken...

    The New York Times
    New York, New York
    March 21, 1854

  • 1854 - Bath
    Bath, a city and port of entry of Lincoln county, Maine, on the right bank of Kennebec river, 16 miles from its mouth. By rail road it is 34 miles N. ...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    BATH, a sea-port in Lincoln co., in the state of Maine, U. S., 37 m. S of Augusta, on the W bank of the Kennebec, 12 m. from the ocean. Pop. in 1801, ...Read MORE...


  • Beginning in the 1860s, regular steamer service brought reliable transport to Bath, Portland, and Boston.

    boothbayhistorical.org/ life-in-the-boothbay-region

  • News 1871 - 8 Year Journey
    A lady in Bath, Maine, has just had returned to her by the Post-Office Department a letter which she mailed eight years and six months ago. It was...Read MORE...


  • News 1873 - BATH: DROWNED.
    Bath, Me., Sept. 15. While schooner London of Eastport, John Cassidy, master, lumber loaded, was coming through Merrymeeting Bay last night, she...Read MORE...


  • 1884 - General Hyde renames Bath Iron Foundry as Bath Iron Works and incorporates company

    http://maineanencyclopedia.com/

  • 1889 - Bath
    NEW ENGLAND had many a romance in its younger years, which amid the mystic glamour of a primeval period, would easily have developed into legend or...Read MORE...


  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Center Street in 1889
    Leading Business Men of LEWISTON, AUGUSTA and VICINITY, BOSTON, MERCANTILE PUBLISHING COMPANY 1889
  • News 1894 - Fire - BATH SUFFERED A HEAVY LOSS
    About Half a Million Dollars' Damage by the Fire of Sunday.

    BATH, Me., Jan. 29 - The fire in Bath yesterday was the worst the city had ever known. ...Read MORE...


  • 1894 - February 3 - 1st US steel sailing vessel, Dirigo, launched, Bath, Me

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  • News 1895 - BEATEN AND ROBBED. Joseph Stevens of Five Islands Has Rough Experience with Highwayman.
    Bath – Nov. 27. – Joseph Stevens, 65 years old, a prominent citizen of Five Islands, was waylaid and robbed Tuesday in Georgetown. Stevens, who is a...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Bath
    Bath, a city, port of entry, and seat of justice of Sagadahoc, Me, is situated on the right bank of the Kennebec River, 12 miles from the ocean, 30...Read MORE...


  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Old Ladies Home
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    M.C.R.R. Station, Bath, Maine.
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Front Street from Opera House, 1904
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    The Morse High School, 1905
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Maine Court House and Soldiers Monument
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Washington Street from Elm. Bath, Maine. (1907)
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    The Shannon House, 1908
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Center Street, 1910
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    King Tavern, Home of first Gov. of Maine, Gov. King
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Peoples Baptist Church
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Wesley M.E. Church
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Post Office and Custom House
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    View on the Kennebec River, 1914
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    City Park and Fountain and Winter St. Church
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Orphan Home
  • 1916
    Bath, a city, port of entry, and seat of justice of Sagadahoc oo., Me., is situated on the right bank of the Kennebec River, 12 miles from the ocean, ...Read MORE...


  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Launching a Torpedo Boat Destroyer, Bath Iron Works
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Public Library, Bath, Maine
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Hotel Sedgwick
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Center Street, looking East
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Front Street
  • Bath, Maine, USA
    Bath Iron Works Office


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Erudition School House, "1794"

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Brig Clarissa Ann, Bath, Maine, 1824
Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, Maine

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Center Street in 1889
Leading Business Men of LEWISTON, AUGUSTA and VICINITY, BOSTON, MERCANTILE PUBLISHING COMPANY 1889

Bath, Maine, USA
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Old Ladies Home

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M.C.R.R. Station, Bath, Maine.

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Front Street from Opera House, 1904

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The Morse High School, 1905

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Washington Street from Elm. Bath, Maine. (1907)


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Maine Court House and Soldiers Monument

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The Shannon House, 1908

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Center Street, 1910

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King Tavern, Home of first Gov. of Maine, Gov. King

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Peoples Baptist Church

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Wesley M.E. Church

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Post Office and Custom House

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View on the Kennebec River, 1914

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City Park and Fountain and Winter St. Church

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Orphan Home

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Launching a Torpedo Boat Destroyer, Bath Iron Works

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Public Library, Bath, Maine

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Hotel Sedgwick

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Center Street, looking East

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Front Street

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Bath Iron Works Office
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History and News of Bath, Maine, USA

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  • 1781 - Bath formed from a part of Georgetown

    maineanencyclopedia.com/ georgetown/
  • 1833 - Bath Iron Foundry established on the Kennebec River

    http://maineanencyclopedia.com/
  • On June 14, 1847 Bath was incorporated as a city

    http://maineanencyclopedia.com/bath/
  • 1854 - Bath
    Bath, a city and port of entry of Lincoln county, Maine, on the right bank of Kennebec river, 16 miles from its mouth. By rail road it is 34 miles N. ... Read MORE...

  • News  1854 - The Destructive Gate - Its Effects at the East.
    ...The depot at the Bath junction was blown over upon the track, and the telegraph wires were broken...
    The New York Times
    New York, New York
    March 21, 1854
  • 1859
    BATH, a sea-port in Lincoln co., in the state of Maine, U. S., 37 m. S of Augusta, on the W bank of the Kennebec, 12 m. from the ocean. Pop. in 1801, ... Read MORE...

  • Beginning in the 1860s, regular steamer service brought reliable transport to Bath, Portland, and Boston.

    boothbayhistorical.org/ life-in-the-boothbay-region
  • News  1871 - 8 Year Journey
    A lady in Bath, Maine, has just had returned to her by the Post-Office Department a letter which she mailed eight years and six months ago. It was... Read MORE...

  • News  1873 - BATH: DROWNED.
    Bath, Me., Sept. 15. While schooner London of Eastport, John Cassidy, master, lumber loaded, was coming through Merrymeeting Bay last night, she... Read MORE...

  • 1884 - General Hyde renames Bath Iron Foundry as Bath Iron Works and incorporates company

    http://maineanencyclopedia.com/
  • 1889 - Bath
    NEW ENGLAND had many a romance in its younger years, which amid the mystic glamour of a primeval period, would easily have developed into legend or... Read MORE...

  • News  1894 - Fire - BATH SUFFERED A HEAVY LOSS
    About Half a Million Dollars' Damage by the Fire of Sunday.

    BATH, Me., Jan. 29 - The fire in Bath yesterday was the worst the city had ever known. ... Read MORE...

  • 1894 - February 3 - 1st US steel sailing vessel, Dirigo, launched, Bath, Me

    historyorb.com
  • 1895 - Bath
    Bath, a city, port of entry, and seat of justice of Sagadahoc, Me, is situated on the right bank of the Kennebec River, 12 miles from the ocean, 30... Read MORE...

  • News  1895 - BEATEN AND ROBBED. Joseph Stevens of Five Islands Has Rough Experience with Highwayman.
    Bath – Nov. 27. – Joseph Stevens, 65 years old, a prominent citizen of Five Islands, was waylaid and robbed Tuesday in Georgetown. Stevens, who is a... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Bath, a city, port of entry, and seat of justice of Sagadahoc oo., Me., is situated on the right bank of the Kennebec River, 12 miles from the ocean, ... Read MORE...

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