Calais, Maine, USA - 1859
CALAIS, a township of Washington co., in the state of Maine, on the St. Croix or Shoodie river, nearly opposite St. Andrews, N. Brunswick, with which it is connected by a bridge, and 200 m. ENE of Augusta. It has an upper and lower village, 2 m. apart, and connected by a railroad. The falls in the river afford excellent water-power, and the tide, which rises 20 ft. in height, admits of its navigation to the lower falls, by vessels of the largest dimensions. Pop. in 1840, 2,934.
A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
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