“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Lincoln County, Maine

Clickable Map of Lincoln County, Maine and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Lincoln County, ME (13) Kennebec County, ME (70) Knox County, ME (42) Sagadahoc County, ME (30) Waldo County, ME (73)  LincolnCounty(13) Lincoln County (13)  KennebecCounty(70) Kennebec County (70)  KnoxCounty(42) Knox County (42)  SagadahocCounty(30) Sagadahoc County (30)  WaldoCounty(73) Waldo County (73)
Wiscasset is the county seat for Lincoln County
Adjacent to Lincoln County, Maine
      Kennebec County (70)  
      Knox County (42)  
      Sagadahoc County (30)  
      Waldo County (73)  
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1 Maine, Lincoln County, Boothbay — Boothbay Maine Civil War Monument
. . . Map (db m85114) WM
2 Maine, Lincoln County, Christmas Cove — In Grateful Memory of Ensign Richard Rundlett WellsUSN 1896-1918
Who was born and grew to young manhood at Christmas Cove. Bred in the tradition of the sea, he was swift to volunteer when his country entered the Great War. He won a commission for meritorious service and gave his life in heroic performance of his . . . Map (db m126922) HM WM
3 Maine, Lincoln County, Damariscotta — Shipbuilding on the Damariscotta River
( left panel ) For about a century and a half the upper Damariscotta River enjoyed an exciting period of its history in the construction of wooden sailing vessels. Nearby forests provided ideal timber resources, such as ash, pine, spruce . . . Map (db m205102) HM
4 Maine, Lincoln County, New Harbor — Bell House
The Bell House was built in 1897 to contain the two Shipman fog-signal engines which operated the fog bell. In 1899 these engines were replaced by a Stevens Striking Machine and a wooden tower was built to accommodate the weights which activated . . . Map (db m55423) HM
5 Maine, Lincoln County, New Harbor — Oil House
The Oil House was built in 1896 to hold the oil which fueled the lighthouse lamps. A tender would sail as close to the rocks as possible, send a heavy line ashore and transfer the oil.Map (db m55449) HM
6 Maine, Lincoln County, New Harbor — Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse 1827-National Register of Historic Places 1985Map (db m62471) HM
7 Maine, Lincoln County, Pemaquid — John Cogswell and Family
Near this site on August 14, 1635, John Cogswell and family from Westbury Leigh, Wiltshire, England, first set foot in America. They arrived on the ship Angel Gabriel, which was wrecked here on the following day in a . . . Map (db m35442) HM
8 Maine, Lincoln County, Pemaquid — Ralph Blaisdell and Family
Near this site on August 15, 1635 Ralph Blaisdell and family were shipwrecked. The ship was the Angel Gabriel bound from Bristol, England to Pemaquid. From here the family went to York, Maine and later to . . . Map (db m35441) HM
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9 Maine, Lincoln County, Wiscasset — 20 — Downtown Stores c. 1892Wiscasset, Maine — The Museum in the Streets —
19th-early 20th century downtown Wiscasset provided for all your basic needs and more. In 1898, there were 11 grocers, 3 doctors, 2 apothecaries, 3 fancy and dry goods stores, 2 hardware stores, 4 dressmakers, 2 hair . . . Map (db m116046) HM
10 Maine, Lincoln County, Wiscasset — 16 — Hilton House, 1892 & Sunken Garden, 1904Wiscasset, Maine — The Museum in the Streets —
A secret garden alive with flowers three seasons of the year, the Sunken Garden was created by Frances Sortwell in the foundation of the Hilton House hotel. The site of a tavern since 1766 and the town stagecoach stop for most of the 19th . . . Map (db m116040) HM
11 Maine, Lincoln County, Wiscasset — 15 — Nickels-Sortwell House 1807Wiscasset, Maine — The Museum in the Streets —
In 1807, Captain William Nickels built one of the finest examples of high Federal style architecture in New England, a mansion of beauty, style, and sophistication. From the elegant entrance to stunning interior detailing, this is a house . . . Map (db m116039) HM
12 Maine, Lincoln County, Wiscasset — 21 — R.H.T. Taylor Store in 1882Wiscasset, Maine — The Museum in the Streets —
Richard Hawley Tucker Taylor was one of 14 children of James and Harriet Taylor. James was an English mariner who emigrated to the United States. He named his son after his employer, Captain Richard H. Tucker, Sr. When James fell on hard . . . Map (db m116045) HM
13 Maine, Lincoln County, Wiscasset — 19 — Wawenock Block • 1858Wiscasset, Maine — The Museum in the Streets —
Alexander Johnston, Jr. designed and named this commercial building after the Wawenocks, a band of the Penobscots, Native Americans who lived in this area for many years before the first English settlements. Local builder Henry Bragdon . . . Map (db m116047) HM
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Jun. 4, 2023