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York County (Me.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Paul Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0389

The collection contains personal papers of various members of the Paul family of Eliot, Maine, as well as a few documents from the Bartlett, Hammond, Leighton and Shapleigh families of Eliot. A folder of papers of Horace Remick is also included.

Dates: 1771-1917

W. Charles Smith, Sr., interviewed by Joyce Butler


1235 W. Charles Smith, Sr., interviewed by Joyce Butler, December 12, 1977, Saco, Maine. Smith talks about the fires of 1947 in York County; progression of the fire around Saco; attempts of homeowners to keep houses wet; fighting side fires; dead animals; areas and buildings that did not burn; talk of arson which he did not believe; and the community’s fire consciousness afterwards.

Dates: 1976-1980