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Fabius M. Ray's Story of Westbrook [Maine]

By: Karen Sherman Ketover

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1998

Seller ID: K1019

ISBN: 0788410199

Condition: 250 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1998, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 250 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


A compilation of manuscripts and printed articles written by the late Fabius M. Ray about the town of Westbrook, Maine. Prompted by numerous requests and the popularity of the original (aged and now fading) manuscripts, Ms. Ketover has re-typed and indexed Mr. Ray's valuable lifetime of work. The text includes information about the history of the old ironworks, the many churches in Westbrook, saw and grist mills, the Westbrook manufacturing company, Haskell silk mill, S.D. Warren Co., Dana Warp Mills, pewter manufacture, underground railroad, schools and canals.250 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1998, 5.... View more info

Westbrook, Maine Cemeteries; Plus the Surrounding Towns of Cumberland, Falmouth, Gorham, Portland & Windham

By: Karen Sherman Ketover

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: K0401

ISBN: 0788404016

Condition: Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The author took a first-hand approach to compiling this list of 108 family, church, and public cemeteries in Cumberland County, Maine, and the people buried therein; over countless weekends for two and a half years, she traveled all over the county in search of the forgotten gravestones. Sometimes she could not locate a long-abandoned cemetery, and sometimes the inscriptions were impossible to read, but she supplemented these gaps with information from turn-of-the-century newspaper articles, obituaries, and town histories. Some of the very old cemeteries listed in this book, through negligence... View more info