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Farmingdale, Kennebec, ME

In 1852, Farmingdale incorporated as a town, combining parts of South Hallowell, North Gardiner and East/ West Gardiner. Many and varied businesses existed in Farmingdale, most of them along the river. A major business on the Kennebec was harvesting and selling ice worldwide and Farmingdale was a significant player. The Knickerbocker Ice Company and the Marshall Ice Co. had icehouses at Bowman's Point.

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2023 - Here's a list of the best places to go and things to do in Farmingdale:
Hiking at Kennebec River Rail Trail:
Take a stroll or a bike ride along the Kennebec River Rail Trail. It's a scenic path that follows the river, offering beautiful views and a peaceful atmosphere. Perfect for a leisurely afternoon with friends or family.

Visit Fort Western:
Fort Western, located in nearby Augusta, is the oldest surviving wooden fort in the United States. Step back in time and explore this well-preserved historical site, complete with costumed guides who bring the 18th-century colonial period to life.

Relax at Mill Park:
Mill Park is a lovely spot for a picnic or a lazy day by the Kennebec River. Enjoy the green spaces, the river views, and perhaps a game of frisbee or catch. It's a great place to unwind and soak up the natural beauty.

Explore Viles Arboretum:
Nature enthusiasts will appreciate a visit to Viles Arboretum. This 224-acre preserve features walking trails, gardens, and a diverse collection of trees and plants. It's a peaceful retreat where... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Farmingdale, Maine, USA

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