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Common Flicker at Marsh River Bog Preserve, Newcastle (April 2009)

Common Flicker, Marsh River Bog Preserve, Newcastle (April 2009)


1842
First publication of the newspaper the American in Portland, published by Thomas Todd.

1945
The U.S.S. Eagle PE-56 sinks off the coast of Portland. Years later researcher Paul Lawton determines a German U-Boat torpedo arrack was responsible. The Navy changes the official record and awards Purple Hearts to 51 Eagle casualties.



























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