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seat is Bath. In land area, it is the smallest county in
Sagadahoc County was formerly included in York, and later, in
Lincoln County; having been set off from the latter and incorporated in
1854. The exploring company of DeMonts, led by the intrepid Champlain made
the first known visit of Europeans to Sagadahoc. Sir William Popham’s
colony, having erected buildings and constructed a vessel, after a few
months’ sojourn abandoned their settlement in 1608; but English fishermen
and trappers continued to visit the rivers and shores of the County. Capt.
John Smith, of Virginia fame, explored the region in 1614 ; and on the map
of the country which he displayed to King Charles I of England, that
monarch entered the name "Leethe" as a substitute for
Cities and Towns
* Arrowsic * Bath * Bowdoin * Bowdoinham
* Phippsburg * Richmond * Topsham * West Bath *
Territories and locations
Perkins Township (Swan Island) - a ghost town originally incorporated as
the town of Perkins.
News-Anniversaries, Reunions and Parties: Mr.
Eben Lancasters 85th birthday
News-deaths: George Vaughn; Wm.
Henry Allen, Esq.; Thomas W. Newman, Esq.
Tragedies: Thomas Nichols daughter swallows
News-Miscellaneous: Joseph Mustard
Military- Vietnam War
Newspapers-Accidents, Tragedies and
Fires: Mrs. Babbage, Hannah J. Brown, Mrs. James Maxwell; Hugh
History- Old Burying Grounds of
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