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Kennebunk

Kennebunk (kĕnəbŭngkˈ) [key], town (1990 pop. 8,004), York co., S Maine, adjacent to Kennebunkport; inc. 1820. The first settlement (c.1650) grew as a trading and, later, a shipbuilding and shipping center with light manufacturing. The Wedding Cake House at Kennebunk is known for its scroll-saw architecture.

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