Kittery

Kittery

(kĭt`ərē), town (1990 pop. 9,372), York co., extreme SW Maine, at the mouth of the Piscataqua River opposite Portsmouth, N.H.; inc. 1647. Its economy centers around tourism and the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, which is located on two islands owned by the federal government and connected with Kittery by two bridges. The oldest town in Maine (settled c.1623), it grew as a trading, fishing, lumber-shipping, and shipbuilding center. John Paul Jones's ship Ranger (built in 1777), and the Kearsarge of Civil War fame were both built there. Several 18th-century houses remain. William WhippleWhipple, William,
1730–85, political leader in the American Revolution, signer of the Declaration of Independence, b. Kittery, Maine. Whipple, who had been a sea captain, was a merchant of Portsmouth, N.H.
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, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, was born in Kittery.
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A brief overview of the origins of the Baptist faith, this book traces the journey of William Screven from Somerset, England to Kittery, Main to Charleston, South Carolina, and then to Winyah.
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Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez joined New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan, New Hampshire senators Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte, and Maine senator Susan Collins, as well as other State and local officials, to celebrate the opening of the new Memorial Bridge connecting Portsmouth, NH, and Kittery, ME.