Source:300th Anniversary Publication Committee. Old Kittery, 1647-1947

Source Old Kittery, 1647-1947
300th Anniversary Book
Author 300th Anniversary Publication Committee
Place Kittery, York, Maine, United States
Year range 1647 - 1847
Subject History
Publication information
Type Book
Publisher Piscataqua Press
Date issued 1947
Place issued Kittery, Me.
300th Anniversary Publication Committee. Old Kittery, 1647-1947: 300th Anniversary Book. (Kittery, Me.: Piscataqua Press, 1947).
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This booklet contains very brief extracts of original documents or descriptions of York, Maine, and New England. Contents include:

  • 1603 June. Sir Ferdinando Gorges: The Englishman Who Once Owned Maine as his Private Property
  • 1614 May. Captain John Smith: The Admiral of "That Countrie"
  • 1633 July thirteen. Ambrose Gibbins: The Boss of a New Plantation at Sturgeon Creek
  • 1638 Summer. John Underhill: Sailor & Man of Vision
  • 1652 November sixteen. John Bursly: He was Happy to be Just a Kitt'ry-ite
  • 1695 September seventh. Charles ffrost: Early Indian Fighter
  • 1745 June eighteen. William Pepperrell: Home Grown Military Leader
  • 1777 October thirty-one. John Paul Jones: Stormy Petrel, Number 1 Fighter, Continental Navy
  • 1778 February fourteen. Ezra Green: Navy Doctor Seeing the Sights Abroad
  • 1784 March nine. Mark Fernald: Early Spiritual Advisor
  • 1789 November second. George Washington: The First President on Tour
  • 1814 Autumn. Mark Dennett: Kittery Minute Man - 1812
  • 1830 August twenty-four. Gideon Beck: Former Editor of an Old Portsmouth Newspaper
  • 1862 September. Celia Thaxter: Her Love made a Pile of Rocks a Paradise
  • 1885 April thirteen. Robert Browning: International Friendship
  • History is old, yet young--In kittery!: Portland Press Herald editorial, 7 July 1947

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