Maine: An Encyclopedia
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1788
U. S. Constitution ratified by Massachusetts
1812 Incorporation of the town of Bingham

1822
Incorporation of the town of Cooper

1824
Incorporation of the town of Maxfield

1836
Incorporation of the town of Greenville

1863
Birth date in Benton of Asher C. Hinds, U. S. Congress member 1911-1917, he had been Clerk to the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Wire Bridge in New Portland (2001)

The Wire Bridge in New Portland (2001)


1869
John Hubbard of Hallowell, physician and Governor of Maine 1850-1853, known as the “Father of Prohibition,” dies.

1920
Shipwreck of the concrete steamer Polias in Penobscot Bay on Old Cilley Ledge off Port Clyde.

1978
Although snow fall in southern Maine ranges from 8-12 inches, wind gusts of over 100 miles per hour make this storm appear to be a white hurricane.




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