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Blog :: 12-2013

Living in Manchester, Maine

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When Manchester was incorporated as a town in 1850, it was originally named Kennebec, but mail addressed there often went to Kennebunk, Maine instead. After part of its land was given to Winthrop, Augusta, Litchfield, Hallowell, and Readfield in 1854, it was renamed Manchester to honor Manchester, Massachusetts, the hometown of some of its [...]

Living in China, Maine


The town of China is in eastern Kennebec County, on the western branch of the Sheepscot River.

The towns of Winslow and Albion neighbor China to the north, as do Vassalboro to the west, Windsor to the south, and Palermo to the east.  Ten miles southwest is the state capital, [...]

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