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

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

Officially designated as Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day, which “shall commemorate, honor and recognize the courage and heroism of all former prisoners of war who served the nation in times of crisis and emergency and who were captured in the defense of the nation.” (1 MRSA Chapter 5)


1856
Incorporation of the town of Orient
1900 Bangor Division, Order of Railway Conductors, No. 403 organized

1901
Louise Dickinson Rich, prolific author of articles, short stories, and books about Maine, dies

 


1971

Maine Legislature ratifies the 26th amendment to the U.S. Constitution allowing 18 year-old the right to vote in federal elections.
























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