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Yarmouth: Mills and Main Street

Take a walk through Yarmouth's history! Learn about the mills along the Royal River and key sites along historic Main Street in the village center.

  • 1.

    The Brick Block

    The Brick Block

    The Brick Block has anchored commercial activities in Yarmouth's upper village since 1862.

  • 2.

    Grand Trunk Railroad Station

    Grand Trunk Railroad Station

    The St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad (later Grand Trunk) arrived in Yarmouth in 1848.

  • 3.

    Merrill Memorial Library

    Merrill Memorial Library

    Merrill Memorial Library occupies a central spot in an area known as Brickyard Hollow.

  • 4.

    North Yarmouth Academy

    North Yarmouth Academy

    North Yarmouth Academy was founded in 1814, when Yarmouth was still part of North Yarmouth.

  • 5.

    Central Parish Church

    Central Parish Church

    Now known as the First Universalist Church of Yarmouth, the Central Parish Church was built in 1860.

  • 6.

    First Parish Church

    First Parish Church

    Built in 1867-68, First Parish Church houses Yarmouth oldest congregation, which dates back to 1730.

  • 7.

    Forest Paper Company at Third Falls

    Forest Paper Company at Third Falls

    Yarmouth's largest mill produced wood pulp for the paper industry.

  • 8.

    Yarmouth History Center

    Yarmouth History Center

    Start here to learn about Yarmouth's past!

  • 9.

    Royal River Manufacturing Company

    Royal River Manufacturing Company

    Yarmouth's first cotton mill was built on the Royal River in 1848.

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