Their eponymous pumper was purchased in 1856 and retired in 1928. As of the census[26] of 2000, there were 8,360 people, 3,432 households, and 2,306 families residing in the town. [11], The first bridge carrying East Main Street was erected, above the falls, in 1748. It was established to address the need for a reliable route between New York and Boston initially, and later between Boston and northern locations. [11], The town later had its own page, the Yarmouth Gazette, in the "lost but not forgotten institution",[11] the Six Town Times,[70] which was published weekly from 1892 until 1916.[71]. The Brunswick Branch of the Maine Central Railroad received a new lease of life in November 2012, when a northern extension of the Downeaster line was opened, carrying passengers five times a day (four on weekends) to and from Brunswick's Maine Street Station. The mill burned in 1931, leaving charred remains on the site until the development of the Royal River Park in the early 1980s. Smith Street became an uninterrupted offshoot from Pleasant Street, eventually leading to Riverside Cemetery when it was established in 1869, until the Lafayette Street hill was built in the early 19th century. 361 were here. The Town of Yarmouth is the regional centre of South Western Nova Scotia. Yarmouth Community Coronavirus Task Force. [12], In 1836 it was incorporated as Yarmouth Paper Manufacturing Company, but when advancements in machinery and processes arrived, competition became too difficult and the mill closed. Between 1870 and 1885, it was the site of Ansel Loring's second mill, named Yarmouth Flour Mill. St. Bartholomew's Episcopal is at 396 Gilman Road, heading towards Cousins Island. The building is now owned by Sparhawk Group. North Yarmouth was incorporated in 1679, by which time the first mill had been built on the Royal … In October 1674, the first sawmill, of Englishman Henry Sayward and Colonel Bartholomew Gedney, was built on the eastern (Main Street) side of the First Falls, by present-day Lafayette Street. 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In 2006, a third phase added a section that took it up to the Hannaford plaza and, after an almost 500-yard gap, a ramp connecting Route 1 up the hill to East Main Street. The Sportocasin Company occupied it between 1923 and 1927. Beck, C.A. The pedestrian bridge in the Royal River Park is built on old abutments for a trolley line which ran between Yarmouth and Freeport between 1906 and 1933. His office was in the second story of the Vining store. Yarmouth is home to DeLorme, the large map-making company, with its headquarters, located on Route 1 to the north of the town, housing the world's largest revolving and rotating globe. It was a lunchtime mainstay for many locals for 35 years (from 1974 to 2009), run by Bill Kinsman. Yarmouth[1] ist eine Town im Cumberland County des Bundesstaates Maine in den Vereinigten Staaten. That company manufactured the ski shoes used on Commander Richard E. Byrd's first Antarctic expedition. Rowe is located about two miles to the north east. The first of seven northbound services arrives at around 8.30 AM and the last one at around 10.00 PM. [67] The median income for a household in the town was $58,030, and the median income for a family was $73,234. 1 Geography By the early 1930s, the academy expanded into new facilities across the street.[41]. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.96. Burke's car swerved into the breakdown lane, and while Young managed to avoid the car, Condon was hit and thrown 65 feet over the guardrail and down an embankment. Another, daughter Marie, is buried in Walnut Hill Cemetery in North Yarmouth alongside her husband, Ernest Hayes Allen. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.59% of the population. Also included as part of the town are Cousins Island, Lanes Island, Great and Little Moshier Islands, and Littlejohn Island. They are (from south to north) West Main Street (overpass, just after Royal Junction), Sligo Road (road crossing), East Elm Street (road crossing, just after Yarmouth Junction), North Road (road crossing) and Granite Street (overpass). Built in 1840, the brick-made mill replaced a wooden mill dating to 1817. The town of Yarmouth in Cumberland, Maine was not incorporated until the mid 19th century, but the region was settled two centuries earlier. [51] Prior to the installation of U.S. Route 1, today's curve of Route 88 as it passes Cumberland Farms instead continued directly north-east towards Cousins River. Also known as Upper Falls or Gooch's Falls. Ships were built in the harbor mainly between 1818 and the 1870s, at which point demand declined dramatically. Two bridges to it were also constructed. It was purchased for $1,000 and converted into the town's first library and antiquarian society and known as Yarmouth Memorial Hall. [35], Yarmouth has no hotel or motel accommodation. Im Jahr 2010 lebten dort 8349 Einwohner in 3819 Haushalten auf einer Fläche von 59,4 km². The first buildings — Jeremiah Baker's grist mill, a carding mill and a nail mill — went up in 1805 between Bridge Street and East Elm Street on the eastern side of the river. There are three bus stop locations: the park and ride lot at the southbound exit 15 ramp of I-295, on Main Street in front of Yarmouth Town Hall, and on either side of Route 1 at Hannaford. Exit 15 became a four-ramp intersection in July 2013, when a northbound on-ramp was added. North Yarmouth, officially the Town of North Yarmouth, is a town in Cumberland County, Maine. 1900", "Sappi North America formally dropping the S.D. RECOVERY GRANTS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES IN RETAIL, HOSPITALITY & TOURISM INDUSTRIES NOW AVAILABLE. Eleanor Roosevelt and her entourage once stayed in a cabin[9] here because the Eastland Park Hotel in Portland banished her dog, Fala. The section of Atlantic Highway that runs from Princes Point Road to the northern end of Pleasant Street was laid in the late 1920s. A drive-in theater once stood where the Hannaford plaza now is. Backed by $40 million in Federal CARES Act relief funds, the program is focused on supporting Maine's small businesses, like restaurants, bars, tasting rooms, retail shops, lodging businesses and others. The main access road to it was an extended version of today's Mill Street, off Main Street. The tracks ran down what is today's walkers' path to the Rowe School. Mitchell's family lived in the house between around 1729 and 1799. Just above Fourth Falls, she crossed the narrow planks of the train trestle on her hands and knees, fearful of the deep water swirling below. TOWN OF YARMOUTH 200 Main Street Yarmouth, Maine 04096 Phone: (207) 846-9036 Fax: (207)846-2403 Nathaniel J. Tupper Town Manager Email: ntupper@yarmouth.me.us To the Honorable Town Council and Citizends of the 12/31 online service available 10/15 - 1/31, Municipay (for community service, rescue, sewer & tax bills)-2.65% fee to use CC, Municipay - Police Fees - (alarms, launch pass, parking ticket)-2.65% fee to use CC, Committee for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability, Bayview and Route 1 (Exit 15) Bridge Projects. [61] This original part runs north from Lane's Crossing parallel to Route 1 and ends at the parking lot of the town hall. The gender makeup of the town was 47.1% male and 52.9% female. On October 17, 1998, the academy's ice arena was renamed the "Travis Roy Arena"[42] in honor of an alumnus of NYA who was rendered a quadriplegic after an injury he sustained while playing for Boston University men's ice hockey team in 1995. In 1961, the Yarmouth section of Interstate 295 was built. (Einar served in the United States Army; Gloria in the U.S. As of 2018's estimation of 8,518, this is about 0.6% of Maine's total population. NORTH YARMOUTH — All municipal offices and facilities will be limiting in-person services to appointment-only effective Dec. 14 until Jan. 15 at the earliest. [4] (It was abandoned two years later, however, due to conflicts with the Native Americans.) It has two exits (15 and 17) in the town. The Third (or Baker) Falls were, by far, the most industrious of the four. It is at this juncture, where Condon died, that a butterfly garden was built in her honor. Violent crime is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. of Revenue - … [61] The project was completed the following month. The annual Yarmouth Clam Festival attracts around 120,000 people (around fourteen times its population) over the course of the three-day weekend. The population density was 626.7 people per square mile (242.0/km2). You can find this seaside town about twelve miles north of Portland, the state’s largest city. (The town's early firefighters were called Pumgustuk Fire Company. There are around eighteen unmarked graves of early settlers here. For every 100 females, there were 92.5 males. Built in 1957, it is named for CMP president William F. Wyman. They are (from east to west): Elsewhere, the North Yarmouth and Freeport Baptist Meeting House (known locally as the Meetinghouse on the Hill) on Hillside Street was built in 1796. Four of these are located on Main Street. The Yarmouth History Center, run by Yarmouth Historical Society, is located beside the train trestle above, having moved from the third floor of the Merrill Memorial Library in 2013. Crabtree in July 1886. Its population was 8,349 at the 2010 census. Yarmouth was settled in 1636, although Native Americans had already been living in the area, calling it Westcustogo. [14] It ran two services in each direction: southbound at 7:30 and 11:30 am and northbound at 3:00 and 5:00 pm. The town has two railroad junctions: Royal Junction (midway along Greely Road) and Yarmouth Junction (to the west of East Elm Street at Depot Road; its station is now gone). The meeting house was unused for less than a year. Town working on zoning amendments. [44] Felt had a lot at the foot of the northern end of Pleasant Street, adjacent to Stony Brook. )[10] In addition to the 1674 sawmill (which became Walter Gendall's Casco Mill in 1681),[11] this was the site of the first grist mill — Lower Grist Mills — built in 1813 and whose foundations support the overlook of today's Grist Mill Park. The per capita income for the town was $34,317. There were 3,819 housing units at an average density of 286.1 per square mile (110.5/km2). His son, William, worked with him. A train wreck occurred on the morning of February 15, 1912, near Dunn's Corner (the North Road and Route 9 intersection). Three of the four schools are located within half a mile of each other: Yarmouth Elementary and Harrison Middle are both on McCartney Street, while the high school is located across the adjoining West Elm Street. [37] The President's wife chose to dine at the Westcustogo Inn. Talk of bridging this gap, part of which goes beneath the East Main Street bridge, began in 2011, with a planned start date of 2013. Financial support was not forthcoming, however, and its life was short. Official Website of the Town of Yarmouth, Maine Yarmouth Town Hall 200 Main Street Yarmouth, ME 04096 Monday & Tuesday 8 - 4:30, Wednesday & Thursday 9 - 6, Friday 9 - 1 It was donated to the town in 1910 and used for town meetings until 1946, at which point they were moved to the Log Cabin on Main Street. Owned by Florida-based NextEra Energy Resources, it has four steam turbine units, the most recent of which, with its 421-foot chimney, went online in 1978. Males had a median income of $48,456 versus $34,075 for females. This became Yarmouth Water Company in 1895, and Yarmouth Water District in 1923. [68] The Jacob Mitchell garrison was located at the rear of Holy Cross. These business took advantage of the Fourth Falls' water supply directly behind the building to provide power. The racial makeup of the town was 96.9% White, 0.5% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. The small town is home to several attractions and activities that is made for families. 80% of this was funded by the Maine Department of Transportation. By 1810, the population was 3,295. Russell Hall was originally a dormitory and Academy Hall a classroom; they are now both of the latter use. In 2000, the pathway was integrated as part of the East Coast Greenway, a project to create a nearly 3,000-mile (4,800-km) urban path linking the major cities of the Atlantic coast, from Calais, Maine, to Key West, Florida, for non-motorized human transportation. Yarmouth is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States, located approximately ten to fifteen miles north of Portland. U.S. Route 1 also passes through the town to the west of I-295. It is named after 15-year-old Yarmouth High School sophomore Elizabeth Ann "Beth" Condon, who was killed by drunk driver Martha Burke on August 28, 1993, as she walked along Route 1 with her boyfriend, James Young, having just been to a video store in Yarmouth Marketplace. Yarmouth, Maine 04096 TOWN HALL HOURS 8am-11am and 1pm -4pm Monday - Thursday 8am - 12pm Friday *Use the back entrance. She had just returned from visiting family in her native Denmark. Yarmouth Community Coronavirus Task Force: 846-4763, Meetings on Demand/Live StreamingCOVID Updates, Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM)GIS Maps of Yarmouth, Official Website of the Town of Yarmouth, Maine, Yarmouth Town Hall 200 Main Street Yarmouth, ME 04096, Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce & Clam Festival, Bartlett Circle - Yarmouth Senior Housing, Maine Office of Aging and Disability Services, Cousins & Littlejohn Island Improvement Association, Parks & Recreation / Yarmouth Community Services, Charter, Codes & Ordinance, Comprehensive Plan, Dog Licenses - Exp. Later that night, Condon was stopped by South Portland police when he was suspected of operating his vehicle under the influence of alcohol. "[11] By 1874, it was flanked by a grist mill, saw mill, a store and a carpenter's shop that took care of the needs of ships built in the harbor on the other side of the bridge. A water tower with a tank capacity of a quarter of a million gallons was erected off West Elm Street. "[37], State Route 115, Yarmouth's Main Street, was officially designated in 1925.[49]. Official Website of the Town of Yarmouth, Maine Yarmouth Town Hall 200 Main Street Yarmouth, ME 04096 Monday & Tuesday 8 - 4:30, Wednesday & Thursday 9 - 6, Friday 9 - 1 The original building burned in 1870. Its population was 8,349 in the 2010 census. His first mill, up at the Fourth Falls, burned down in 1870. The company was later bought by the Morrison and Bennett Shoe Company and reorganized as the Abbott Company. The two railroads passing through the town are Guilford Rail System's Kennebec & Portland (replaced Maine Central Railroad in 1849) and the St. Lawrence and Atlantic Railroad (replaced Grand Trunk Railway in 1848). [11] Roads (or, at least, routes) that appeared on subsequent maps are mentioned below with today's names. , known as Hill Cemetery in north Yarmouth alongside her husband, Ernest Hayes Allen of Places! It leads to the structure now on Main Street. 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