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A History of My Boyhood Home - 198 Capisic Street, Portland, Maine By David Barker
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The author fondly remembers his boyhood days at Capisic and shares his fascinating discoveries concerning the rich history of House, Capisic Pond, the mills, and the nearby area. Powered by Capisic... More > Pond water flow, grist mills and sawmills operated as early as the 1650s, while a grist mill ground grain as late as 1906. There was even a comb factory and an inn, the Capisic Pond House, with swimming in the Pond. In addition, the author reveals the tragedies and successes of the William Jones Thorn (builder of the house) and his brother Greenleaf. Along with their families, they were the first dwellers in the House. The book contains 194 figures comprised of photos, maps, newspaper clippings, and charts. The interior is color and black and white on glossy paper.< Less

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