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8 december 2009

Washington County Courthouse: Volunteers preserve 150,000 historic court documents

Bangor Daily News 8 dec 2009:  Volunteers preserve 150,000 historic court documents

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One hundred boxes of unnamed materials and documents found in the attic, crawl spaces and closets of the Washington County Courthouse needed to be preserved.

Five years later, a team of volunteers, using grants and small county appropriations, have inventoried, flattened, placed in numbered acid-free file folders, photographed and compiled on CD some 150,000 documents, including transactions and data from as far back as 1791.

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