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Pemaquid Archeological Site

Bristol, Maine
County of Lincoln.
Off Route 130
National Register Number: 70000052
Resource type: Site.
The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: ME-1 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: State Historic Site.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - April 12, 1993):
This site of a fortified village, founded by English settlers around 1625, marked the northeastern frontier of New England. Pemaquid was on eof the first and most important centers of intercultural relations between Native Americans and English colonists in present-day Maine. To date, archaeologists have unearthed more than 75,000 artifacts from the foundations of 17 contributing building sites, yielding much information about life in an early American community.

Condition:
Currently, there are no threats to the NHL.

Archaeological work; shoreline stabilization, septic system replacement.


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