Douglas

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Photograph by Chris Bilodeau

Includes the village of East Douglas

Settled in 1721, Incorporated in 1746

  • Was originally known as the town of New Sherburn
  • Due to the vast forests, Douglas had a major woodcutting industry and the famous Douglas Axe Company
  • The New England Trunkline Trail tracks were used to haul ice from Wallum Lake as interstate commerce
  • E.L. Jenks Store and Museum is a prime example of a typical New England country store from the 19th century.

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