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On February 24, 1827, the legislative act making Augusta Maine's state capital was signed. Since that time, politics and government have played a central role in the development of Augusta. In this fascinating pictorial history Frank H. Sleeper uses Augusta's political heritage as a springboard in the exploration of the many faces of this dynamic city.
ISBN: 9780738588414
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Maine
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Augusta contains a wealth of images, from the businesses on Water Street during its heyday, to the Augusta Millionaires semi-pro baseball team, to daily life as it has been lived over the past century. It introduces us to the doers and shakers in Augusta's history, and follows the development of the city's Franco-American community.
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