Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Elms, Mechanic Falls

Mechanic Falls, a town in the southwestern corner of Androscoggin County, was initially part of Bakerstown Plantation, named for Captain Thomas Baker who was granted ownership by the Massachusetts General Court after services rendered in the 1690 Battle of Quebec. It was then named “Jericho” by renowned Maine physician Dr. Jacob Tewksbury of Oxford who […]