Maine: An Encyclopedia
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1814
Birth date of Joseph H. Williams of Augusta, Governor in 1857, serving the unexpired term of Hannibal Hamlin who was elected to the U.S. Senate.
1819 Incorporation of the towns of Newburgh and Thorndike

1820
Incorporation of the town of Etna

1825
Incorporation of the town of Whiting
The Wire Bridge in New Portland (2001)

The Wire Bridge in New Portland (2001)


1832
Birth date in Durham of Nelson Dingley, Jr., Speaker of the Maine House, Governor (1874), and Member of Congress.

1887
Incorporation of the town of Forest City, now a township in Washington County on the Canadian border.

1898
An explosion of unknown origin sank the battleship U.S.S. Maine in the Havana, Cuba harbor.




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