[S.D. Warren] was vital to the growth of Westbrook into the city it has- John C.L. Morgan
become. At some point, most likely in the early 1900s, residents began to
affectionately, and proudly, refer to Westbrook as "The Paper City," which
carried over into local newspaper articles, books, and public speeches. It was
the pride and affection clearly carried by the nickname that I was drawn to.
Related: Local Author Publishes Book on Westbrook History (May 10, 2010)
Related: Did You Know? (January 23, 2008)