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“Weskeag — What’s in the Name?”

South Thomaston -

SOUTH THOMASTON – Wessaweskeag, Wassa Wes Keg, Westkeag, Weskeag, Gig are only some of the names for the Midcoast river, tidal marsh, and estuary. Charles Jacobs of South Thomaston has been investigating Wessaweskeag’s astounding linguistic variety and historical color. He will share some of his preliminary findings at the next meeting of the Friends of the Weskeag at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20 at the Wessaweskeag Historical Society, South Thomaston.

The public is invited to this informative and entertaining presentation. For more information, call 691-2120.

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