Augusta, ME Photos

Augusta is little more than a village which contains the State Capitol. It started as a trading post in 1628 on the Kennebec River where Old Fort Western was built in 1754 & stands to this day.

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Maine State Capitol of Hallowell granite with central section & wings added in 1911. Augusta, ME.Rail bridge over Kennebec River. Augusta, ME.Road bridge over Kennebec River. Augusta, ME.Buildings along Kennebec River. Augusta, ME.
Maine State Capitol of Hallowell granite with central section (1829) & wings added in 1911. Augusta, ME. Architect: G. Henri Desmond. Rail bridge over Kennebec River. Augusta, ME.Road bridge over Kennebec River. Augusta, ME.Buildings along Kennebec River. Augusta, ME.
Former federal building above Kennebec River. Augusta, ME.Water Street is Augusta's core. Augusta, ME.Former city hall. Augusta, ME.Augusta's new city building. Augusta, ME.
Former federal building above Kennebec River. Augusta, ME.Water Street is Augusta's core. Augusta, ME.Former city hall. Augusta, ME.Augusta's new city building. Augusta, ME.
Old Fort Western is the US's oldest surviving wooded fort. Augusta, ME.Log blockhouse of Old Fort Western put up as a trading post to settle the Kennebec River Valley. Augusta, ME.Eastern Phoebe. Augusta, ME.
Old Fort Western (1754) is the US's oldest surviving wooded fort. Augusta, ME.Log blockhouse of Old Fort Western put up as a trading post to settle the Kennebec River Valley. Augusta, ME.Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe). Augusta, ME.

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