Maine: An Encyclopedia
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1781
Incorporation of the town (now city) of Bath
1789 Incorporation of the towns of Durham and Mount Desert

1791
Incorporation of the town of Camden

1895
Incorporation of the town of Poland

1803
Incorporation of the town of Gardiner

1820
Incorporation of the town of Hartland
The Wire Bridge in New Portland (2001)

The Wire Bridge in New Portland (2001)


1952
Known as “The Great Blizzard,” it dumps 25.3 inches of snow on Portland, and 3 feet in northern Maine. Winds gust to 65 mph.
1978 President Jimmy Carter stays overnight with a family in Bangor, the first president to lodge there since Howard Taft in 1910.




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