their personal lives and struggles; and how their influence had a large bearing on
the rise and fall of East Readfield village.
|Peter Sanborn moved to East Readfield|
in 1813. In the years that followed he and
his sons built two businesses, and a
thriving village began to evolve.
...Joseph A. bravely left Readfield, Maine wondering how he would be received in the south – concerned if he might even be accosted by the fast growing Ku Klux Clan. The West of course presented its own threats with Indian attacks and weather conditions he was not accustomed to. He was gone for several weeks...