Maine: An Encyclopedia
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1794 Incorporation of the towns of Hampden and Prospect
1798 Incorporation of the towns of Eastport (now a city) and Cornville
1807 Incorporation of the town of Jefferson
1812 Birth date in Unity of U.S. Senator (1865-1865) Nathan Allen Farwell
1827 Augusta established as capitol with a bill signed by Governor Enoch Lincoln.
The Wire Bridge in New Portland (2001)

The Wire Bridge in New Portland (2001)

1836 Birth date in Boston of Winslow Homer, painter and long time resident of Prouts Neck in the town of Scarborough
1838 Incorporation of the town of Topsfield
1838 Jonathan Cilley is shot dead in a duel with fellow Congressman William Graves of Kentucky.
1842 Incorporation of the town of Auburn, now a city
1865 Incorporation of the town of Easton
1869 Incorporation of the town of Madawaska
1875 Law approved allowing women to be appointed to have the powers of a justice of the peace, but not to hold that office since such offices were reserved to men under the Maine Constitution.
1897 Incorporation of the town of Oakfield
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