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Raymond, Cumberland, Maine, USA

"Raymond, a post-village in Raymond township, Cumberland co., Me., about 24 miles N.N.W. of Portland. The township is bounded S.W. by Sebago Lake. It has 3 churches, a high school, several saw-mills, and a pop. of 1120."

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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  • 1767 - Raymondtown Plantation was granted in 1767 by the Massachusetts General Court to the descendants of Captain William Raymond of Beverly, Massachusetts, and his militia.
    It was the second attempt to repay the troop (or heirs) for service under Governor Sir William Phipps during the Battle of Quebec in 1690.
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  • On June 21, 1803, the Raymondtown Plantation was incorporated as Raymond, named in honor of Captain Raymond.

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  • 1886 - Raymond
    Raymond in Curnberland County is situated on the northeastern shore of Lake Sebago, sending a long curving cape into the lake. At the end of the cape ...Read MORE...


  • The East Raymond Chapel was completed in 1890.

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  • The library in Raymond began early in the 1900's
    when books were placed "in the parlors of Mrs. Atwood Tukey, Mrs. Lulu Burdge and Mrs. Andrew Leavitt, in Mrs. John Hayden's stable, Albert Plummer's ...Read MORE...


  • Raymond, Maine, USA
    Maine State Fish Hatchery
  • Raymond, Maine, USA
    Scene on the Crooked River
  • 1906
    Raymond, a post-village in Raymond township (town), Cumberland co., Me., about 24 miles NNW. of Portland. Pop. of the town in 1900, 823.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • Raymond, Maine, USA
    Raymond Inn


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