Maine: An Encyclopedia
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December 13

December

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White horse and goats in the snow in New Portland (December 2009)

White horse and goats in the snow in New Portland (December 2009)

1825 The “Great Fire of 1825” destroys a substantial portion of Brunswick, including 33 buildings – two of them textile mills.
1835 Birth date of folklore legend “Tall Barney” or “Long Barney” Beal on Beals Island
1947
Section 1 of the Maine Turnpike – from Kittery to Portland – opens.
1955
Section 2 of the Maine Turnpike – from Portland to Augusta – opens.
1973
 Fort Fairfield’s Betty Nightingale, Miss National Teenager, meets President Nixon at the White House.


 

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