Deering Center, Maine facts for kids
Deering Center runs from Brighton Avenue to Forest Avenue to Catherine McAuley High School near Wayside Street on Ludlow Street.
Formerly known as the town of Deering, Maine (named for Capt. James Deering, horse farmer and early resident of Deering), it was incorporated into Portland as Deering Center on March 9, 1899.
Neighborhoods located within the larger neighborhood include North Deering and East Deering.
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