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Waterville, Maine, USA

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Waterville, Kennebec, Maine, USA

Known as Ticonic by English settlers, it was burned in 1692 during King William's War, after which the Canibas tribe abandoned the area. Fort Halifax was built by General John Winslow in 1754, and the last skirmish with Indians occurred on May 18, 1757.

The township would be organized as Kingfield Plantation, then incorporated as Winslow in 1771. When residents on the west side of the Kennebec found themselves unable to cross the river to attend town meetings, Waterville was set off from Winslow and incorporated on June 23, 1802...wikipedia



Waterville, Maine, USA

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

Waterville, Maine, USA

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Waterville, Maine, USA

Haines Theatre

Waterville, Maine, USA

Grand Stand, Central Maine, Park, Waterville, Me.

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News  1849 - Destructive Fire at Waterville, Me.
A correspondent of the Boston Atlas, writing from Gardiner, Me., states that a large fire occurred...Read MORE...

News  1882 - Boiler Explosion
WATERVILLE, Me., Jan. 28. - The boiler in the steam mill of the Kennebec Framing Company at...Read MORE...

News  1884 - BURNED TO DEATH IN A LOCK-UP.
WATERVILLE, Me., April 3. - PETER VIGNE, a young man from Fairfield, Me., who was put in the...Read MORE...

1886 - Waterville
Waterville lies on the western bank of the Kennebec River, adjoining Fairfield, in Somerset County, ...Read MORE...

News  1889 - EXPLOSION. Gas Works Destroyed in Maine. A FATAL EXPLOSION. A Gashouse Explodes at Waterville, Maine, This Morning.
WATERVILLE (Me.), Oct. 24. - At 7 o'clock this morning the gashouse of the Lockwood Cotton Mills...Read MORE...

1906
Waterville, a city of Kennebec co., Me., on the Kennebec River and on the Maine Central R., 81...Read MORE...

News  1908 - C. O. JONES KILLED, HIS AIRSHIP BURNED - Aeronaut Dropped 500 Feet at Waterville, Me.
WIFE AND CHILD PRESENT
Bag of Dirigible Caught Fire and Machinery and Inventor Shot to Earth...Read MORE...

News  1917 - SPECTACULAR FIRE THREATENS WHOLE NORTH END WATERVILLE
900 Canoes and Two Large Ice Houses Burn Two Dwellings Damaged by Flames Two Alarms Sounded and...Read MORE...

News  1936 - $35,000 BLAZE AT WATERVILLE.
Waterville, Me., Jan. 24. - Damage of about $35,000 was done to the two-story brick HAINES building ...Read MORE...

News  1939 - 26 in Blazing Hospital Wing Removed Safely. Nine Infants Rescued with Other Patients in Early Morning Fire at Waterville.
Waterville, Me., April 6. - (AP) - Nine new-born babies had a baptism of smoke and fire today in a...Read MORE...

News  1942 - $200,000 FIRE RAZES WATERVILLE BUILDING.
Waterville, Me. - Fire destroyed the four story SAMUEL BARRON brick building and damaged two...Read MORE...

News  1945 - 2 WOMEN MEET DEATH IN MAINE HOTEL FIRE.
Waterville, Me., Feb. 19 (AP) - Two women were numbered as victims today of the fire which swept...Read MORE...


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