Sebago Lake Area, Maine: Windham, Standish, Raymond, Casco, Sebago, and Naples (Images of America Series)

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Clean and clear, the waters of the streams and ponds that feed into Sebago Lake bring a constant supply of newness to a region centuries-deep in tradition. Located in southwestern Maine's Cumberland County, Sebago, "great stretch of water," has been a gathering place for generations of native people and settlers. This striking pictorial history quickly transports us to the past. We see the area as it was before the railroad came through; fishermen coming to enjoy the famous landlocked salmon of Sebago, travellers...

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Overview

Clean and clear, the waters of the streams and ponds that feed into Sebago Lake bring a constant supply of newness to a region centuries-deep in tradition. Located in southwestern Maine's Cumberland County, Sebago, "great stretch of water," has been a gathering place for generations of native people and settlers. This striking pictorial history quickly transports us to the past. We see the area as it was before the railroad came through; fishermen coming to enjoy the famous landlocked salmon of Sebago, travellers spending the night at farmhouses, and later inns and hostelries. A turn of the page and we find ourselves watching majestic steamboats as they slip through quiet waters. Vistas of summer camps and classic cars abound—fond memories for many.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738549439
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 6/28/1996
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,001,062
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Diane and Jack Barnes are strong advocates for the preservation of local history. The sights and sounds at Long Beach in East Sebago are especially dear to them, and they bring the unique perspective of their personal recollections to this fascinating visual history.

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