The Historic Archive

January 14, 2005
The Horace Porter House
A brief history of the Horace Porter House by Stephen Spofford including an excerpt from Daniel Remick’s History of Kennebunk, 1890.

January 31, 2005
1896 News Coverage
The Wave Newsletter
The Mousam Water Company: It’s Conception, Source of Supply, Development and Plant. It’s Effect on Beach Property.

January 31, 2005
Mousam Water Company Photographic Collage

February 5, 2005
A Happy Employee in 1936
Paul Welch worked for the District from 1916 to 1961 (that’s right, 45 years). In the photograph from the following link, he is working on the 6″ water main installation along the New Biddeford Road in Goose Rocks Beach in 1936. The piece of pipe he is carrying weighs about 120 lbs.

February 5, 2005
An Old Annual Report
Excerpts of the 1954 KKWWD Annual Report.