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North Anson, ca. 1905

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North Anson, ca. 1905

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The Somerset County town of Anson in a photograph by local professional Omar Ayer.

Bertram Winnchester French and his wife, Grace, owned the house at the right of the photo in 1905. French was operator of the grist mill, the building that is only slightly visible at right. the mill burned in 1963.

Anson was dependent on agriculture and small industries with North Anson boasting lumber, brick, coffin, carriage and can manufacturing.

Other Information


  • Title: North Anson, ca. 1905
  • Creator: Ayer, Omar
  • Creation Date: circa 1905
  • Subject Date: circa 1905
  • Town: North Anson
  • County: Somerset
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 21 x 16
  • Local Code: Photographs--Anson ; Photographs--OS--Box 10 ; 1532*1
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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