Village of Norway Oxford County, Me. 1886
Albert F. Poole, C. E. Jorgensen
Geo. H. Walker & Co.
A.F. Poole & Co.
55.9 x 71.1 cm
Maine Historic Preservation Commission
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Population of City/Town at Time of Publication
Description of City/Town
There are here two grain mills, a tannery, and furniture, patent board box, shovel-handle, boot and shoe, clothing, and carriage factories, a stave and shook-mill, a planing-mill, a machine shop, a cloth and carding mill, harness and trunk makers, etc….The village has several handsome residences, and its streets are ornamented with shade trees. On the outskirts of the village, on the south are the fair grounds.
A Gazetteer of the State of Maine, George J. Varney, 1881, 1886
Historic Newspaper References
Oxford County Advertiser, Norway, May 28, 1886
A. F. Poole, the artist, is here finishing the bird’s eye view of Norway; also soliciting orders for portraits for the forthcoming town history. He will be here only a few days. He has samples of Norway residences and portraits which he would be pleased to show you.
Oxford County Advertiser, June 4, 1886
A. F. Poole, the artist, has in preparation a fine bird’s eye view of Norway village. This will be of interest to everyone who ever lived there.
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Norway, Oxford County, Maine, Bird's eye, View, Map