Richmond Sagadahoc Co. Maine. 1878
D. Bremner Co.
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Richmond, the most northerly town of Sagadahoc County, is situated on the west bank of the Kennebec River….Elm, maple, and willow are numerous along the village streets. At the village are the shoe factory of Richmond Manufacturing Association, employing when full 600 hands, a brass foundry, a large saw and planing mill, four ship-yards, a furniture factory, a sail-loft, bakery, edge-tool shops, etc. Here, also, is a good library of about 2,500 volumes belonging to the Richmond Library Association, but accessible to the public. Richmond has the usual social and charitable institutions, and there is also a loan and building association, which has aided to increase the buildings and business of the town.
A Gazetteer of the State of Maine, George J. Varney, 1881, 1886
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