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  • 1792 - The first tavern was built in Poland by Captain George Waterhouse. This established hotel keeping in Poland as a major business in the early days.

    www.polandtownoffice.org/

  • 1795 - On February 17, Poland was incorporated and it embraced the territory of Minot and Poland.

    www.polandtownoffice.org/

  • 1797 - The Poland Spring Hotel opened. Spring water was discovered on the site and believed to have medicinal properties.

    www.polandtownoffice.org/

  • 1798 - (Poland, Maine) The first Baptist Church was organized on Megquier Hill.

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  • 1854 - Poland
    Poland, a post-township in Cumberland co., Maine, on the W. side of the Androscoggin river, 36 miles S. W. from Augusta. Population, 2660.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

  • 1870 - (Poland, Maine) John S. Briggs built a steam mill. In 1875, an addition was built for a saw and shingle mill as well as a clapboard mill and planer. He added a butter factory in 1884, and a threshing machine in 1888.

    www.polandtownoffice.org/

  • 1886 - Poland
    Poland is the south-west town of Androscoggin County. It is 10 miles from Lewiston and 85 from Portland, with both of which places it is connected by ...Read MORE...


  • 1893 - The Maine Central Railroad came through Poland.

    www.polandtownoffice.org/

  • 1895 - Poland
    Poland, a post-hamlet, in Poland township, Androscoggin co, Me., about 33 miles N. of Portland. The Grand Trunk Railway passes through the E. part of ...Read MORE...


  • Poland, Maine, USA
    Tripp Lake, Poland, Maine
  • 1904 - (Poland, Maine) - The Summit Springs Hotel was completed.

    www.polandtownoffice.org/

  • 1906
    Poland, a post-village and watering-place in Poland township (town), Androscoggin co., Me., 36 miles N. by W. of Portland, on the Poland and Rumford...Read MORE...


  • Poland, Maine, USA
    Camp Maqua (1910)
  • Poland, Maine, USA
    Poland Spring House from Middle Lake, Poland, Maine
  • 1959 - (Poland, Maine) The Summit Spring Hotel was torn down.

    www.polandtownoffice.org/



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Tripp Lake, Poland, Maine

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Camp Maqua (1910)

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Poland Spring House from Middle Lake, Poland, Maine
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  • 1792 - The first tavern was built in Poland by Captain George Waterhouse. This established hotel keeping in Poland as a major business in the early days.

    www.polandtownoffice.org/
  • 1795 - On February 17, Poland was incorporated and it embraced the territory of Minot and Poland.

    www.polandtownoffice.org/
  • 1797 - The Poland Spring Hotel opened. Spring water was discovered on the site and believed to have medicinal properties.

    www.polandtownoffice.org/
  • 1798 - (Poland, Maine) The first Baptist Church was organized on Megquier Hill.

    www.polandtownoffice.org/
  • 1854 - Poland
    Poland, a post-township in Cumberland co., Maine, on the W. side of the Androscoggin river, 36 miles S. W. from Augusta. Population, 2660.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
  • 1870 - (Poland, Maine) John S. Briggs built a steam mill. In 1875, an addition was built for a saw and shingle mill as well as a clapboard mill and planer. He added a butter factory in 1884, and a threshing machine in 1888.

    www.polandtownoffice.org/
  • 1886 - Poland
    Poland is the south-west town of Androscoggin County. It is 10 miles from Lewiston and 85 from Portland, with both of which places it is connected by ... Read MORE...

  • 1893 - The Maine Central Railroad came through Poland.

    www.polandtownoffice.org/
  • 1895 - Poland
    Poland, a post-hamlet, in Poland township, Androscoggin co, Me., about 33 miles N. of Portland. The Grand Trunk Railway passes through the E. part of ... Read MORE...

  • 1904 - (Poland, Maine) - The Summit Springs Hotel was completed.

    www.polandtownoffice.org/
  • 1906
    Poland, a post-village and watering-place in Poland township (town), Androscoggin co., Me., 36 miles N. by W. of Portland, on the Poland and Rumford... Read MORE...

  • 1959 - (Poland, Maine) The Summit Spring Hotel was torn down.

    www.polandtownoffice.org/

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