Sunday, February 14, 2010

Westbrook Rings In Its 196th Year

Westbrook formally incorporated as a town 196 years ago today. Below are three trivia questions related to the founding of Westbrook. (Editor's Note: Westbrook's first mayor wasn't actually elected until after Westbrook was incorporated as a city in 1892.)

What was the town's original name when it was incorporated on February 14, 1814? (Answer)

What is the symbolic relevance of the City's seal? (Answer)

Who was Westbrook's first mayor? (Answer)

- John C.L. Morgan

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