Piece about Richmond, Maine, a small town praised by residents and visitors for its walkability. Article includes some information about the town’s history, including its founding and days as a shipbuilding center, and its time as the home of what was said to be the largest settlement of Russians in the rural U.S. With sidebar about Swan Island, home to Maine’s only ghost town.
Wright, Virginia M., "River Town" (2014). Maine News Index - Down East Magazine. 4209.
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