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Lecture: "Bath Never Saw Such Times as These": The Housing Boom of WWI wit...

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Maine Maritime Museum

243 Washington Street

Bath, ME 04530

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Robin Hayes will discuss the remarkable boom in housing construction in response to the increased amount of shipbuilding caused by the first World War.

Before the widespread ownership of cars, shipyard workers needed to live locally, resulting in a near doubling of Bath's population during the war years.

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