Portland, Maine. The Southworth Press. 1926. tall8vo. 23cm, 200p., with 10 plate illustrations, quarter dark brown cloth backed brown paper over boards, printed paper spine label, a fine copy (clhmds). Item #41148
~ A very detailed endearing history of Buxton, Maine, 1772-1922. Many tributes by residents & dignitaries including an Address by Kate Douglas Wiggins, pp67-69, a summer resident of nearby Hollis. She founded the Dorcas Society in Buxton in 1897. With extensive lists of Revolutionary solders, Volunteer Militia in War of 1812, Civil War soldiers, Spanish American War veterans, recent World War One servicemen. Also lists of Buxton Selectmen (1773 to 1925), town clerks & treasurers, collectors, doctors, lawyers, Maine legislatures. A model for town histories.