Bethel, Maine. Looking from Paradise Hill 1878
Thaddeus M. Fowler
Beck & Pauli
J. J. Stoner
35.6 x 55.9 cm
Maine Historic Preservation Commission
Population of City/Town at Time of Publication
Description of City/Town
The Oxford County community of Bethel was considered one of the best farming towns in Maine, producing large quantities of hay and potatoes. The village offered a diverse range of industries — lumber, spools, flour, leather, furniture, shoes, and carriages. Incorporated in 1836, Gould Academy was a widely respected school.
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Bethel, Oxford County, Maine, Bird's eye, View, Map