Opening of Westport causeway, 1950

Contributed by Westport Island History Committee

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There was reason to celebrate when the causeway opened between Birch Point, Wiscasset and Westport Island. The causeway replaced a two-car ferry that had operated since the late 1800's.

Pictured left to right were Westport committee members who worked for the construction of the causeway: Louise Swanton; Edwin Cromwell; Jennie Cromwell; Dorothy Kougian (Malone); Donald Kougian; and John Swanton.

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About This Item

  • Title: Opening of Westport causeway, 1950
  • Creation Date: 1950-06-25
  • Subject Date: 1950-06-25
  • Town: Westport Island, Wiscasset
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 20.2 cm x 25.5 cm
  • Local Code: CromEdw.Photo.22.1950
  • Collection: Edwin Cromwell Family Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Westport Island History Committee
6 Fowles Point Road, Westport Island, ME 04578
(207) 882-8477
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