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(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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The Memorial Bridge, which links Portsmouth to Kittery, Maine, has been outfitted with data sensors that have transformed it into a self-diagnosing, self-reporting "smart" bridge that captures a range of information from the health of the span to the environment around it.
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Born in Kittery, Maine, in 1951, New York-based artist Hunt Slonem is an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker, well-known for his Neo-Expressionist works featuring butterflies, rabbits, and tropical birds.
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