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Located around the shores of Lake Sebasticook, Newport first attracted settlers about 1800 and was officially incorporated in 1814. Originally known for abundant fishing and hunting, the lake is the site of an ancient Native American fish weir that predates the pyramids. The settlers who established the town were also industrious and established businesses providing a variety of products, including silk, leather, lumber, and ice. The arrival of the railroad in 1855 further increased local industry and boosted tourism by ...

Newport 2012, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, South Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780738591605

Trade paperback

Newport 2012, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531661830