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

Chimney Pond, Baxter State Park (August 2001)

1898 The fourth documented Maine meteorite lands at Andover.
1900 Bishop of Portland James Augustine Healy, America’s first Black Bishop, dies.
1970
The Camden based two masted schooner Mattie, a favorite of summer vacationers, runs aground on Bold Island, off Stonington. No one is injured.
1984
Joan Benoit Samuelson wins the women’s Olympic marathon in Los Angeles.

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