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1907 Souvenir of Pittsfield, ME
Milestones & Memories
Pittsfield Dates
Pittsfield on the Sebasticook
The Woolen Industry of Pittsfield
Histories, Music, Poems, etc.
PHS Photo Calendar-1994
PHS Photo Calendar-2005
PHS Photo Calendar-2006
Maps

PHS PHOTO COLLECTION

BUSINESS
Businesses-2005
Businesses-Past
Woolen Mill Photos
Harry Cornforth slides
Lancey House

MUNICIPAL
Cemeteries
Community Theatre
R.R. Depot
Library
Other Municipal Facilities
Parks
Schools

PEOPLE
Pres. Eisenhower's 1955 visit
People of Note
Margaret Chase Smith

ORGANIZATIONS
Churches
Organizations

VIEWS OF THE TOWN
Fires & Floods
Bud Homstead photos
Houses
Mysteries
Mill Pond
Sebasticook River
Streets
Tour of Pittsfield, 1972
Wide & Aerial Views

THE PERSONAL TOUCH
Write Your History
Land & House histories
Personal Memories of Pittsfield

Resource Websites


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Welcome to the
Pittsfield Historical Society's
History of Pittsfield

Home page of
Pittsfield on the Sebasticook
by Sanger Mills Cook
originally published in 1966





















The original scans of each illustration page are available on the History of Pittsfield ORIGINAL SCANS DVD
available through the Society. Each orginal page file is five to fifteen megabytes.

View as web pages or as pdf pages.

WEB PAGES. Use your browser to view.

DEDICATION & PREFACE (pages 1-10)

Table of Contents. Expanded from the original.

Chapter I - FRONTIER DAYS, 1606-1850 (pages 11-34)

Chapter II - AWAKENING, 1850-1880 (pages 35-59)

Chapter III - SURGING AHEAD, 1880-1900 (pages 60-87)

Chapter IV - COMPLACENCY, 1900-1930 (pages 88-116)

Chapter V - DIFFICULT TIMES, 1930-1940 (pages 117-128)

Chapter VI - RESURGENCE, 1940-1960 (pages 129-158)

Chapter VII - TODAY, 1960-1966 (pages 159-175)

Appendix (pages 176-192)

Index (The original book did not have an index.)

 

PDF PAGES. These need a PDF reader to view (may already be connected to your browser). These present the pages almost exactly as they appeared in the book and are in the best format for printing.

DEDICATION & PREFACE (pages 1-10)

Table of Contents. Expanded from the original.

Chapter I FRONTIER DAYS (pages 11-34)

Chapter II - AWAKENING (pages 35-59 )

Chapter III - SURGING AHEAD, 1880-1900 (pages 60-87)

Chapter IV - COMPLACENCY, 1900-1930 (pages 88-116)

Chapter V - DIFFICULT TIMES, 1930-1940 (pages 117-128)

Chapter VI - RESURGENCE, 1940-1960 (pages 129-158)

Chapter VII - TODAY, 1960-1966 (pages 159-175)

Appendix (pages 176-192)

Index (The original book did not have an index.)

What is a PDF reader?

A few of the files on this disk are in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF). In order to view those PDF files, you will need to have a PDF reader program (may already be on your computer) such as APDF, XPDF or Adobe Acrobat Reader. They can all be downloaded for free.


Conversion of Sanger Cook's Pittsfield on the Sebasticook to digital format was done in 2005 by Tom Roberts and Tom Brown for the Pittsfield Historical Society.


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