Pownal Cattle Pound, 1818

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Stray cattle were held here until picked up by their owners upon payment of poundage.

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Comments (3)

JBTHEMILKER on December 28, 2012

This is what we call the "town pound" over here in New Hampshire. Most towns have them.

Taoab on December 28, 2012

Most Maine pounds are gone. In Harpswell, pound stones were used as road fill.

JBTHEMILKER on December 28, 2012

I enjoy finding them.

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Photo taken in Bradbury Mountain State Park, 528 Hallowell Road, Pownal, ME 04069, USA

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