Remembering Camden: Stories from an Old Maine Harbor

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Tracing the town's history from its early days as a thriving shipbuilding center to its present status as a well-loved tourist destination, author and lifelong Camden resident Barbara F. Dyer offers a series of poignant and entertaining recollections of bygone days in old Camden and nearby Rockport. From Prohibition and the 1935 Waterfront Fire to Maine's notorious "Great Imposter," Dyer weaves a richly nostalgic record of Camden life prior to the tourism boom. Read Remembering Camden to discover the quirks, charms and forgotten lore of a storied coastal Maine community.
ISBN: 9781596293212
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Maine
Series: American Chronicles
Images: 74
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6.25 (w) x 9.375 (h)
A lifelong area resident, Barbara Dyer has written extensively on the Camden region, having published such works as More Memories of Camden and Vessels of Camden. Known as Camden's “unofficial town historian,” Dyer has served for years in various capacities on local civic, cultural, and historical institutions. The author has been a member of the Camden Area History Center since 2005, and a member of the town's War Memorial committee since 2003. Named Rotary International's Paul Harris Fellow for Camden in 1995, Dyer additionally served on Camden's Board of Selectmen from 1992-1995.
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