Maine AHGP Information
Somerset County

Skowhegan, p-t., Somerset co., Me., 36 n. Augusta, 631 W. Situated on the n. side of Kennebec r., which here flows e. The soil is fertile and well cultivated. The v. is situated at Skowhegan falls, on the Kennebec, where there is a great water-power, is well built, has a number of mills, and considerable trade. A bridge across the Kennebec connects it with Bloomfield. It has 9 stores, cap. $15,600; 2 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $8,325. 11 sch. 612 scholars. Pop. 1,584.Read More about Maine other States, Counties and towns


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