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Merwin A. Delano, Jr. ? Dennis O. Crocker ? Dwight A. Price ? James L. Avery ? Mark A. Babson, Jr. ? Wayne C. Cyr
This marker has two plaques mounted on the same base The home of Kings once stood here.
In 1798 William King bought land in the new downtown, just starting on Shaw Point, and began to build a home close to the Kennebec River and his neighboring s…
In memory of
Constable William Lawrence
Jan. 2, 1814 - Sept. 3, 1883
Shot and killed by a burglar
while on patrol at the site on
the night of September 3, 1883.
The Seth Thomas Clock Co. manufactured this timepiece in 1911 and only a few of their two-dial clocks remain. This clock retains its original mechanical operation.
In 1915, Fred Cox, owner of Hallet Drug Store, purchased the clock and moved it fro…
This marker has two plaques mounted on the same base
Family traditions built this city with blocks of charity.
The old city hall shortcomings had been obvious for years, but it took bequest of land and money by George Patten Davenport to spark co…
The blacksmith shop was the first building constructed by Percy & Small after they purchased the old Blaisdell shipyard site from William Donnell in 1896. It was furnished with forges, bellows, and anvils for fabricating large quantities of ironwo…
This sturdy industrial building housed a sawmill for cutting and shaping ship timbers and planks, and a joiner shop for the finer woodworking that went into vessels' cabins, deckhouses, railings, and interiors.
In 1909, the shed addition on the…
The Percy & Small shipyard was electrified from its establishment in 1896. In 1909, the Sagadahoc Power & Light Company began delivering higher-voltage power to the shipyard on a separate industrial line. The transformer stepped down the voltage t…
William T. Donnell married Henry P. Hitchcock's daughter Clara in 1860, and bought this house and shipyard from Clara's mother in 1869. The proximity of residence to workplace was unusual. From this house, W. T. Donnell overlooked his shipyard, op…
Launching featured tradtion, ritual, spectators, and celebration. But it also brought technical challenge and danger to workers and vessel alike.
In preparation, a launching crew built a pair of sliding (or launching) ways beneath the schooner.…