Maine: An Encyclopedia
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Chimney Pond in Baxter State Park (August 2001)

Chimney Pond, Baxter State Park (August 2001)

1787 A meteor, about the size of “a nine pound cannon ball,” is seen at York, Portland, New Gloucester, and elsewhere in New England.
1881
Shipwreck of the steamer City of Richmond after running into the south ledge of Mark Island in Penobscot Bay. Passengers and baggage were saved.

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