Camden and Rockport

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Overview
As we approach the end of a century, this new book looks back at over one hundred years of Camden's and Rockport's history, with photographs of the people, places, and events which have defined the proud and vibrant communities we know so well today. Author and local resident Barbara Dyer has collected over two hundred old photographs and postcards of Camden, Rockport, and the surrounding area which range from the late 1800s to the 1950s. These delightful images show buildings long gone and others which are still familiar features of the local landscape; they bring to life events both catastrophic and celebratory from the fascinating history of these beautiful coastal communities. Most of all, the photographs introduce us to the ordinary folk who lived, loved, worked, and had fun in these tight-knit towns: fishermen, sailors, store owners, teachers, schoolchildren, and hundreds of others whose lives are such an integral part of the story of Camden and Rockport.
Details
ISBN: 9780738588308
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: Maine
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
A native of Camden, Barbara Dyer has spent the last ten years writing books of local history as well as newspaper and magazine articles. She has also written three courses on local history, which she teaches to Adult Education classes. With Camden and Rockport she has created a journey into our past that will bring reminiscence and recollection to older people and revelation to the young.