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Part I: The Early Years

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Panorama, Falmouth, ca. 1786

Panorama, Falmouth, ca. 1786

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Portland Before the Revolution

In the decade before the Revolution, Falmouth Neck was an active port settlement with nearly 200 inhabitants, two churches, a subscription library, and several taverns.

It also was the center of the British mast trade, an important resource for the Royal Navy.