Also kwn as the Crossroads of Maine due to theintersection of five major routes in its village center, Gray is a town kwn for its exciting past. The home of thefirst water-powered woolen mills built in the United States, Gray has experienced tremendous success through the yearswhile maintaining its small town values. In addition to thetown s sense of community and drive to succeed, its primelocation between the cities of Portland and Lewiston hasalso contributed to its growth and progress.This richly detailed visual history chronicles Gray slast 230 years, beginning with the 18th century, whenthe early settlers established King s Mast Yard. In thiscollection of over 200 photographs, the author explores avariety of topics, from the nationally kwn grave site of aConfederate soldier to one of the first high-speed electricrailways. As you leaf through the pages of this book, youwill meet many of the people who have shaped the town shistory, from a teacher of the Fisher Brothers, the designersfor GM automobiles, to the citizens whose influences wentfar beyond Gray s borders and into the worlds of banking, medicine, and moon exploration.