Head of the BayBlue Hill Maine 1762-1952 Hancock County New England ANNIE CLOUGH


Title: Head of the Bay: Sketches and Pictures of Blue Hill, Maine 1762-1952

Author: Annie L. Clough

Description: Signed by the author on table-of-contents page. Pictorial boards with a white-lettered blue cloth spine. Board corners square; very light edgewear; rear cover shows some surface wear. Interior is clean. Illustrated (historic photographs, maps). 52 pp. 7.5 x 10.5 inches.

A presentation of historical Blue Hill (Hancock County) Maine, a town on the Atlantic coast. Sections include those on its early settlers, the settlement of East Blue Hill and Long Island, the Congregational and Baptist Churches, the Blue Hill Library, Memorial Library, ship building (including a chronological list of Blue Hill vessels, 1792-1891, with ship type, name of managing owner, and sometimes other details, fate, etc.), local copper mines and mineral springs, and a map showing the location of 135 summer residents' houses (often naming the owner, date built, or other characteristics). Maps, photographs.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Shoreacre Press for The Congregational Church of Blue Hill
Place: [Woodstock, Vermont]
Year: 1953

Keywords: Maine, history, Hancock County, maritime, New England,

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