Keywords: Rufus King
Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1782-10-23 Location: Biddeford; Newburyport; Dunstable; Boston Media: Ink on paper
Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.
1820Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum Rufus King, the first child of Richard King and his wife Isabella Bragdon, was born…
Richard King's sons, Rufus, William and Cyrus, were born and raised in Scarborough, but left to pursue education, or in William's case, business…
… statehood in 1820, in part through efforts of Rufus and William King. Travel was mainly by foot, horseback, boat or stagecoach until the mid-1800…