Historic trails and waterways of Maine by William Otis Sawtelle

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Published by Maine Development Commission in Augusta .

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Other titlesMaine"s historic trails and waterways.
Statementby William Otis Sawtelle.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 87/757 (F)
The Physical Object
Pagination108 p.
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2508022M
LC Control Number87893377

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