Placenames of South Berwick

by the Old Berwick Historical Society

Join the Old Berwick Historical Society for a stroll along South Berwick’s village streets and country roads... From the Point to Tatnic, from Dunnybrook to Agamenticus Estates, along Witchtrot and down Oldfields Roads, each page is loaded with facts, stories, and picturesque descriptions by local authors Sarah Orne Jewett and Gladys Hasty Carroll. Updated edition with a special introduction "1814: South Berwick Comes Into Its Own: a Bicentennial History"


Also sold at South Berwick Pharmacy, the Counting House Museum and Old Berwick Historical Society events.

The archives of the Counting House Museum provide hundreds of maps, photos, drawings and anecdotes, detailing:
•    old railroad stations and trolley stops
•    one room schoolhouses
•    Civil War soldiers
•    historic farms
•    landmark trees, plants and wildlife
•    country and village churches
•    Native Americans
•    cemeteries and burial plots
•    immigrants and factory workers
•    gundalow landings
•    water powered mills
•    South Berwick’s tall ships
•    veterans – from the Revolution to Vietnam
•    and much, much more

Check out your street, the roads you drive to work and your favorite spots in town-- and find out what happened there!

“You won’t find a more historic walkable village in New England than South Berwick.  Now you can find everything when you get there with this much-needed, carefully researched guide.”
– J. Dennis Robinson,

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