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By Heather E. Moran

The cities of Camden and Rockport have had a wealthy, intertwined historical past because the first settlements within the mid-1700s. till 1891, they have been one city, outfitted at the considerable normal assets of coastal Maine. Many citizens within the early nineteenth century have been farmers that carved out a dwelling from the soil, or fishermen that harvested the teeming waters of Penobscot Bay. because the cities grew, profitable industries have been verified that sustained the groups during the mid-20th century. those integrated fishing, cloth generators, lime production, an anchor manufacturing unit, and shipbuilding. Majestic schooners have been inbuilt the shipyards, and companies similar to the Bay View residence lodge, S.B. Haskell�s outfitter, a variety of livery stables and harness outlets, Joseph Brewster�s blouse Manufactory, and Knowlton Brothers Foundry coated the most thoroughfares. In Rockport, the Shepherd corporation provided lime, and the Rockport Ice corporation reduce ice on Lily Pond to be shipped so far as the Caribbean. those tight-knit villages, nestled �where the mountains meet the sea,� weathered fires and wars, celebrated the launches of big crusing vessels, and welcomed summer time �rusticators� who helped shape a long-lasting legacy of arts, tradition, and studying that maintains to attract viewers today.

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