Kennebec River Flood, Joppa, Hallowell, 1896

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Kennebec River Flood, Joppa, Hallowell, 1896

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The lower part of the Joppa neighborhood, just north of the generating station for the the Augusta-Hallowell-Gardiner streetcar line flooded in 1896. This section of the city flooded every year that a spring freshet caused the Kennebec River to go above its banks.

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  • Title: Kennebec River Flood, Joppa, Hallowell, 1896
  • Creation Date: 1896
  • Subject Date: 1896
  • Local Name: Joppa
  • Town: Hallowell
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 9.5 cm x 12 cm
  • Local Code: R-8
  • Object Type: Image

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