history of Casco, Maine by Melissa Jill Kluge

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Published by Jostens Print. and Pub. in State College, Pa .

Written in English

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  • Casco (Me.) -- History.,
  • Casco (Me.) -- Genealogy.

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Statementby Melissa Jill Kluge ; style development & editing credit, Sally Z. Weiss....
ContributionsWeiss, Sally Z.
LC ClassificationsF29.C297 K58 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 536 p. :
Number of Pages536
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1569647M
LC Control Number91061164

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About Casco Maine In the Beginning: History by Melissa Kluge rewritten by Jen Morton and Georgette Burgess. Maine began as a province of Massachusetts. At the time when our American independence was declared, northern Massachusetts was sparsely settled.

The wild inhabitants-Indians and bears-and a lack of transportation both contributed greatly. This is a comprehensive history of the town of Casco in honor of its Sesquicentennial birthday. The first half of the book is the actual history.

The second half of the book is genealogy. The families included in the genealogy portion of the book are the founding families and had to have at least 5 generations who lived in the town.5/5(1).

Casco is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United population was 3, at the includes the villages of Casco, South Casco and Cook Mills.

The town borders the east shore of Sebago Lake, and is home to part of Sebago Lake State is part of the Portland–South Portland–Biddeford, Maine metropolitan statistical : Cumberland. In a second try was successful and on Ma a new town was named Casco, reducing Raymond to about half in area and population.

There were, however gains when, ina gore of land between Raymond and Gray and another between Raymond and Standish Cape were annexed to Raymond followed by, inthe annexation of Standish Cape. The Casco Bay Islands have long been one of Maine's most treasured hideaway places. Connected to Portland and the mainland only by ferry, a trip to the islands is a trip into another world.

Fairy-tale Victorian cottages are surrounded by beautiful beaches, boats, and an atmosphere of : ArcadiaPublishing. The source of History of Casco name is likely derived from the town of Casco, Maine. In his book St. Clair County, Michigan: Its History and Its People, William Jenks notes the name may have been suggested by Capt.

John Clark, Emeline Hart’s father, and a native of Maine. This book combines two of Harry's passions: his love of history and of the sea. He has cruised the Maine coast from Casco Bay to Mount Desert.

He is an active member of the Vinalhaven Historical Society and has written extensively on maritime history for two Island Institute publications, the Working Waterfront and the Island Journal/5(6).

The first European to attempt settlement was Christopher Levett, an English naval captain who was granted 6, acres (24 km 2) from the King of England in to found a permanent settlement in Casco proposed naming it York after York, England, the town of his birth.A member of the Plymouth Council for New England and an agent for Sir Ferdinando.

History. Casco Bay Lines is one of the oldest ferry systems in the country. Nearly years ago we transported summer visitors to cottages and luxurious hotels on the islands of Casco Bay. Wooden steamers with coal fired engines transported up to 1, passengers at a time.

In the provincial government of New York, which controlled Maine between andsigned the History of Casco of Casco. According to its terms, the Abenaki recognized English property rights but retained sovereignty over Maine, symbolized by.

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A Brief History of Maine book Rock Light Halfway Rock Light Station was built inten miles Maine book from Portland, Maine. It is so named because the ledge it marks happens to be midway across the mouth of Casco Bay, halfway between Cape Construction started: The Maine book of Portland, from to With a Notice of Previous Settlements, Colonial Grants, and Changes of Government in Maine William Willis Bailey & Noyes, - Maine - 4/5(2).

All the proceeds benefit the Casco Fire Association. The Casco Fire Association owns all of our games and rides and all of our staff are local volunteers. Thanks to a volunteer staff of overCasco Days continues to flourish.

Some of the above material was taken from Melissa J. Kluge’s book, The History of Casco, Maine. Get this from a library. History of Casco Lodge, no. 36, of Free and Accepted Masons, Yarmouth, Maine. [Joseph R Curtis; Nicholas Drinkwater; A H Humphrey; Freemasons. Casco Lodge no.

36 (Yarmouth, Me.)]. This auction is for a book titled "The Sebago Lake Area (Maine), Windham, Standish, Raymond, Casco, Sebago, and Naples." It is One of the Arcadia Publishing Images of America series, published Wonderful historical views with captions for the towns included in the Rating: % positive.

Webbs Mills Road, Raymond, Maine - Tel: Fax: The borders of today’s Falmouth was known as “New Casco,” and was a village within the larger Casco settlement.

The present Town of Falmouth would be known as “New Casco” until Portland separated in Although the town was known as New Casco, it was during this early period that the name Falmouth first became associated with the area.

This series of blog posts will provide an overall picture of the naval events that occurred in Casco Bay, Maine, during World War II. It is a scaled down version of presentations that were given at historical museums in the Portland, Maine, area in and Casco Bay is an inlet off the Southern Coast of Maine.

Get this from a library. History of Casco Lodge #36, of F. & A.M. at Yarmouth, Maine, from A.D. [Joseph R Curtis; Nicholas Drinkwater; Freemasons. Yarmouth. Portland Maine History to Present. 29, likes 3, talking about this. Here since Look at o photographs. Photos may not be 5/5(28).

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Casco Office Hours: Wednesdays from Wednesdays from (July & August) Portland Office Hours: Monday-Friday. AM - PM. Phone: Email: Email the assessor. Mail to: Cumberland County Regional Assessing 25. The years brought constant change. This pictorial history features more than two hundred images that illustrate how the residents of the islands in southern Casco Bay-Peaks, Cushing, House, the Diamonds, Long, Cliff, Chebeague, and Jewell-have adapted to changing times yet have remained rooted in their traditional : ArcadiaPublishing.

Perched midway across the mouth of Casco Bay on a barren ledge of two acres, Halfway Rock Light Station is a remote, wave-swept beacon, nearly inaccessible and totally exposed to the ravages of Mother Nature.

Built in to guide mariners approaching Portland Harbor, the lighthouse was staged until it was automated in William Daley passed away in Casco, Maine. Funeral Home Services for William are being provided by Hall Funeral Home, Inc. The obituary was featured in Worcester Telegram &.

The century before the American Revolution was marked by a series of destructive wars between Natives and Europeans that kept Maine – the frontier between New France, New England, and the Abenaki homelands – in constant turmoil.

Indian Raid on Casco Bay, Item Contributed by. Maine Historical Society. The Dark History of Maine's Harbor Island The beauty of Harbor Island shrouds the secrets of a dark history. () Smithsonian Channel is currently making all 68.

George E. Buker’s The Penobscot Expedition is a thorough telling of a dark, but fascinating, episode in American military history. I wish to thank the Maine Historical Society, the Museum at Portland Head Light, the Vinalhaven Historical Society, and all the organizations and institutions that provided information and photos for this book.

The pass is issued to Mr. George S. Hobbs, an auditor for the Maine Central Railroad. The pass is decorated with scenes of the bay, including steamboats and mountains, and is printed in green ink.

Pass for the Casco Bay Steamboat Co., Portland, Maine, | Historic New England. Raymond Casco Historical Society. likes. The RCHS was founded in and is a charitable, educational & non-profit organization which devotes its 5/5. BOOK A TOUR NOW. Join Captain Joe Stanely who holds a United States Coast Guard masters license and is a registered Maine Guide on a tour of Casco Bay.

Now you have the opportunity to share an hour on our hover boat tour and learn about the history and beauty of Maine. THE HISTORY OF CASCO, MAINE by Melissa Jill Kluge - First Edition - History and Genealogy.

This 6" x 9 1/4", page volume was put together in honor of the Sesquicentennial celebration of the town. It was copyright in and a stated First Edition. It contains lots of details on town and neighborhood history: farms, other businesses, schools, organizations, Seller Rating: % positive.

The Islands of Casco Bay. Portland, Me. Casco Bay Bulletin. South Portland, Me. Friends of Casco Bay. [periodical] Edmund S. Muskie Institute of Public Affairs. The Economic Value of Casco Bay.

Augusta, Me. Maine Coastal Program. Frappier, William J. Steamboat Yesterdays on Casco Bay: the Steamboat Era in Maine’s Calendar Island. The book boasts more than vintage images primarily from the Raymond-Casco Historical Society’s archives, illustrating the history of these towns and the struggles and triumphs of their early residents.

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Sargent. "Captain John Smith, the first of Maine’s tourists, in his account of his famous summer trip along our shores, inthus describes it: ‘Westward of Kennebec is the Country of Aucocisco, in the bottom of a deep bay full of many great isles, which divided it into many great harbors’ This was Casco Bay, the present name of which is a.

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Official charts may be in the. History of York County, Maine. With illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers by Clayton, W. W. (W. Woodford) Publication date Topics genealogy Publisher Philadelphia, Everts & Peck Collection Pages: Conrad Myron Hall, 81CASCO - Conrad Myron Hall, 81, died peacefully at his home in Casco on Sept.

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