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Calais, Maine, USA - 1895 - Calais


Calais, kál'is, a city of Washington co., Me., is on the St. Croix River, which is part of the boundary between the United States and Canada. It is at the head of navigation, about 12 miles from Passamaquoddy Bay, 82 miles E.N.E. of Bangor, and 27 miles N.N.W. of Eastport. Several bridges crossing the river connect it with St. Stephen's in New Brunswick, a station on the New Brunswick & Canada Railroad. Calais is the southeastern terminus of the St. Croix & Penobscot Railroad. It contains 10 churches, a national bank, the Calais Academy and High School, a public library, 2 weekly newspaper offices, and shoe- and woollen-factories. Its prosperity is derived from ship building and trade in lumber, large quantities of which are sawn in the vicinity and exported. Pop. in 1890, 7290.

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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