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The largest city in Maine, Portland was founded in 1632 in a superb position on the Casco Bay Peninsula, and quickly prospered, building ships and exporting great inland pines for use as masts. A long line of wooden wharves stretched along the seafront, with the merchants' houses on the hillside above. From its earliest days, Portland was a cosmopolitan city, with a large free black population that traditionally worked as longshoremen; great bitterness arose when Irish immigrants began to muscle in on the scene in the 1830s. When the railroads came, the Canada Trunk Line had its terminus right on …
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Yosaku Japanese Restaurant

Premium quality Japanese sushi, sashimi and rolls accompanied by specialty appetizers, extensive sake list, tempura, noodles, grilled fish and steak. Welcoming ambiance featuring delightful outdoor dining beside our serene Japanese garden.