Maine: An Encyclopedia
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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)

1725 “Dummer’s Treaty” is signed by four sagamores representing the eastern Indian tribes, agreeing to peace and to the authority of the English.
1882
Shipwreck of the British barque Scotia a mile southeast of the West Quoddy Light. The crew was saved along with some belongings.
1887
Joseph R. Bodwell, Governor of Maine in 1887 and self-made businessman who made his fortune in quarrying, dies in office.
2001 Passenger rail service between Boston and Maine is resumed with the Downeaster’s first trip from Portland to North Station.



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