Maine: An Encyclopedia
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Common Flicker at Marsh River Bog Preserve, Newcastle (April 2009)

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


1771
Incorporation of the towns of Hallowell, Vassalborough (now Vassalboro), Winslow, and Winthrop.

1836
Birth date in Waterboro of Charles F. Brown, who, under the name Artemus Ward, was a nationally renowned humorist.
1863 Yarmouth-built vessel Dorcas Prince is captured by Confederate raiders.
1896 Portland Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, No. 82, is organized

1957

Portland area suffers minor damage from an earthquake centered about 20 miles offshore: a few cracked walls at Portland and split chimneys, broken windows and dishes at Westbrook.
























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