Skidompha Public Library

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Skidompha Public Library
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Contact Information[edit | edit source]



Skidompha Public Library
Lincoln County Genealogy and History Center
184 Main Street (PO Box 70)
Damariscotta, Maine 04543

Telephone:[1]  207-563-5513

Hours:[2]  Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 - 5; Thursday 9 - 7; Saturday 9 - 1; Closed Sundays and Mondays.

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Collection Description[edit | edit source]

Their genealogy and local history collection is outstanding.[3] It is strongest for Lincoln County, but also includes other areas of Maine, New England, US, Canada, and other countries. They have cemetery records, local ships and shipbuilding, maps, periodicals, scrapbooks, vertical files, some Lincoln County vital records, the Maine 1790 Census, town histories, 257 family histories/genealogies, military records from the Revolutionary War and Civil War, local history researchers' notes, and local history newspaper clippings. The library computers can be used to access[1]

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Alternate Repositories[edit | edit source]

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If you cannot visit or find a source at the Skidompha Public Library, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

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  • such as: NARA I
  • National Archives at _____
  • State Archives
  • State Library

Similar Collections

  • National Personnel Records Center
  • LC
  • FHL

Neighboring Collections

  • County Vital Records Office
  • City Vital Records Office
  • County Archives
  • County Orphan's Court
  • County Probate Court
  • County Recorder
  • County Coroner
  • U.S. District Court
  • County and local historical societies
  • County and local genealogical societies
  • Public Libraries
  • Museums and heritage societies
  • Rockland Maine Family History Center has premium online services for free and offers research guidance.[4]
  • Repositories in surrounding counties: [Chattam], [Durham], and [Franklin]
  • State Vital Records Office
  • State Historical Society
  • State Genealogical Society
  • University Libraries
  • Church archives
  • Repositories in surrounding states (or provinces): [SC], [TN], and [VA]
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Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Skidompha History and Genealogy Center in Skidompha Public Library (accessed 15 March 2021).
  2. Skidompha Public Library (accessed 15 March 2021).
  3. William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 53. WorldCat 39493985; FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.
  4. Introduction to Family History Centers in Family History Research Wiki (accessed 6 April 2016).