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The area was part of the Kennebec Purchase. First called Plymouth Gore, it was settled in 1794 by Moses Martin and his family from Norridgewock. In 1815, the town was organized as the Plantation of Sebasticook, but was incorporated on June 18, 1819 as Warsaw after Warsaw, Poland. In 1824, the name was changed to Pittsfield after William Pitts of Boston, a large landowner.

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  • 1795 - Moses Martin
    The first permanent settler, Moses Martin, established a home in Pittsfield in 1795 just a mile down river from the present Edwards Plant. He brought ...Read MORE...


  • 1839 - Pittsfield
    Pittsfield, Maine
    Somerset county. This is a town of excellent soil, and a branch of Sebasticook river rises in the S.E. corner. The inhabitants are ...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Pittsfield
    Pittsfield, a post-township of Somerset co., Maine, about 35 miles N. E. by N. from Augusta. Population, 1106.
    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.

  • Pittsfield, Maine, USA
    Jos. A. Morrison
    Dealer in Gold & Silver Watches,
    Fine Jewelry,
    Silver and Plated Ware, Clocks, Spectacles, Eye Glasses, &c,
    Main St., Pittsfield, Me.

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  • 1886 - Pittsfield
    Pittsfield lies in the south-eastern part of Somerset County, 20 miles east of Skowhegan. The Maine Central Railroad passes through the south-eastern ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Pittsfield
    Pittsfield, a post-village in Pittsfield township, Somerset co., Me., on the Sebasticook River, and on the Maine Central Railroad, 41 miles N.N.E. of ...Read MORE...


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    South Main Street
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  • Pittsfield, Maine, USA
    Main Central Depot, Pittsfield, Me.
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  • News 1906 - JEROME IN TRAIN WRECK ON MAINE RAILROAD. Escapes with R. Fulton Cutting, Judge Crane, and W. G. Hooke. MAN KILLED, THREE HURT.
    Knickerbocker Limited, Bound for Bar Harbor, In Collision with Runaway Freight Car.

    PITTSFIELD, Ma., Aug. 25. - One man was killed and three...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Pittsfield, a banking post-village in Pittsfield township (town), Somerset co., Me., on the Sebasticook River and on the Maine Central and...Read MORE...


  • Pittsfield, Maine, USA
    Main Street Looking South
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Jos. A. Morrison
Dealer in Gold & Silver Watches,
Fine Jewelry,
Silver and Plated Ware, Clocks, Spectacles, Eye Glasses, &c,
Main St., Pittsfield, Me.

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South Main Street
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Main Central Depot, Pittsfield, Me.
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Main Street Looking South
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