Source:Moody, Edward C. Handbook History of the Town of York

Source Handbook history of the town of York
from early times to the present
Author Moody, Edward C
Place York, York, Maine, United States
York, Maine, United States
Subject History
Publication information
Type Book
Publisher Press of the Kennebec Journal Co. for the York Pub. Co.
Date issued 1914
Place issued Augusta, Me.
Moody, Edward C. Handbook history of the town of York: from early times to the present. (Augusta, Me.: Press of the Kennebec Journal Co. for the York Pub. Co., 1914).
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Contents include:

  • Charter
  • Early General History.
    • Part I
    • Part II
    • Part III
    • Part IV
  • Early Families
  • Early Prominent Men
  • York in Colonial War — Louisburg
  • York in the Revolution
  • York in the War of 1812
  • York in the Civil War
  • The Olde Gaol
  • First Parish Meeting House
  • Court House, Now Town Hall
  • York in the Constitutional Convention
  • Civil List
  • Passing of the Customs District of York
  • York Harbor and Beach Railroad — Almshouse and New Home — York Hospital — Electric Plan— York County National Bank — York Realty Company — Newspaper — Water Company — Schools
  • The New Bridge
  • Proposed Division of the Town
  • Commemoration of the Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary
  • The Beginning of York as a Summer Resort
  • Cotton and Woolen Mills
  • Facts, Legends, Traditions
    • Witchcraft — Cochranism — The Norridgewock Expedition — St. Aspinquid — Story of Boon Island — The Devil's Invention — Tea Party — Hull A'Malew

— Story of Seymour's Hanging — Copies of Early Land Grants — The Earliest Authentic Record in Handwriting of Town Clerk — Tommy Disco — Wreath on Samuel Moody's Grave — The Last Revolutionary Survivor

  • Shipbuilding, Shipping, and Sea Captains
  • First Parish, First Church of Christ
  • Second Parish
  • Methodist
  • Episcopal
  • Non-Sectarian
  • Union Congregational
  • Baptist
  • Christian
  • Roman Catholic
  • Physicians and Surgeons
  • Country Club