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Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, USA

"Falmouth, a post-village and summer resort in Cumberland co., Me., is on Casco Bay, and on the Grand Trunk Railroad, 5 miles N. of Portland. It has 4 churches, district schools, a wheel-factory, and manufactures of bricks. Falmouth township is intersected by the Maine Central Railroad, on £ is Falmouth Station (at West Falmouth), 7 miles from Portland. Pop. of the township, 1580."

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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  • 1785 - First newspaper
    First newspaper in Maine, Falmouth Gazette, was established for the expressed purpose of promoting separation from Massachusetts.
    www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/state-history-timeline/ maine.html

  • 1859
    FALMOUTH, a township in Cumberland co., in the state of Maine, 6 m. N of Portland. pop. 2,589.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

  • 1886 - Falmouth
    Falmouth is situated a little south of the centre of Cumberland County. It is more than twice as long as broad; and its greatest length is from...Read MORE...


  • Falmouth, Maine, USA
    The Covered Bridge on Prescumscot River, Below Riverton Park
  • Falmouth, Maine, USA
    Dresser and Carlisle Store
  • Falmouth, Maine, USA
    Casino at Underwood Spring Park (1911)
  • 1916
    Falmouth, a post-village and summer-resort of Cumberland co., Me., is on Casco Bay and on the Grand Trunk R., 5 miles N. of Portland. Falmouth...Read MORE...


  • News 1980 - June 1 - A man from Falmouth ME was struck by lightning restoring his eyesight. The man had been blind and partially deaf since a truck accident in 1971.

    The Weather Channel
    June 1, 1980



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