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By Robert W. McDougall

Portland is found in �the colossal bend� of the Connecticut River close to the heart of the country, the place usual assets supplied a filthy rich livelihood for generations of citizens. First settled as a part of Middletown, the world used to be included as Portland in 1841. town is understood for its brownstone quarries, the Gildersleeve shipyard, and shade-grown tobacco. Meshomasic, the 1st kingdom woodland in New England, is found the following. In Portland, historical pictures drawn from the information of the Portland historic Society and from inner most collections take the reader on a trip in the course of the wealthy historical past of this quiet small city, referred to now for its golfing classes and marinas.

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