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West Gardiner, Maine, USA - Cross Roads Tavern and Meeting House

West Gardiner is a town in Kennebec county, Maine. It was formed in 1850. In 1852 a portion of West Gardiner was set off to form part of Farmingdale.



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Cross Roads Tavern and Meeting House
West Gardiner, Maine, USA

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Cross Roads Tavern and Meeting House
District School House
West Gardiner, Maine, USA

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District School House
The Hazzards, Cobbosseecontee Stream, near Pleasant Pond, West Gardiner, Maine
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The Hazzards, Cobbosseecontee Stream, near Pleasant Pond, West Gardiner, Maine

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1906
West Gardiner, a village in West Gardiner township (town), Kennebec co., Me., 9 miles SW. of Augusta. Pop of the town in 1900, 693. It is a postal free-delivery of Gardiner.
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
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in West Gardiner:
Cobbosseecontee Lake:

Spend a relaxing day by the shores of Cobbosseecontee Lake. You can enjoy picnics, fishing, or simply take a leisurely stroll along the lake's edge. It's a serene spot to connect with nature.

Kennebec River Rail Trail:

If you're a fan of biking, walking, or running, the Kennebec River Rail Trail is a must-visit. It offers scenic views of the river and is a great way to get some exercise while enjoying the outdoors.

The Maine House:

Visit The Maine House, a historic building in West Gardiner that dates back to the 1830s. It has served various purposes over the years, including being a hotel and a general store. Today, it stands as a reminder of the town's rich history.

Hiking at Jamies Pond Wildlife Management Area:

Lace up your hiking boots and explore the trails at Jamies Pond Wildlife Management Area. This natural area provides opportunities for birdwatching, wildlife spotting, and a peaceful escape into nature.

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in West Gardiner, Maine, USA

We currently have information about 27 ancestors who were born or died in West Gardiner.

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