Guilford and Sangerville (Images of America) by Sieferd C. Schultz

By Sieferd C. Schultz

Guilford and Sangerville typify hundreds of thousands of small cities scattered throughout Maine, and this quantity unearths the 2 cities' wealthy visible historical past. each one a gorgeous group, and approximately self-sufficient till lately, they border one another with the gorgeous Piscataquis River working among. Guilford sits at the north with Sangerville at the south. From the sunrise of the commercial Revolution to the arrival of electrical energy, nearly each river within the nation spawned dozens of cities as waterpower was once harnessed for various generators. Railroads and the next highways supplied the wanted transportation for uploading uncooked fabrics and exporting accomplished items. Rivers proved to be a blessing and a curse whilst critical floods washed away many companies and houses, however the sector remained vivid. whereas Guilford and Sangerville are quieter now, they nonetheless boast powerful and proud communities.

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