Maine: An Encyclopedia
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1794 Incorporation of the town of Bridgton
1803 Incorporation of the town of St. George
1815 Incorporation of the town of Woodstock
1827 Incorporation of the town of Trescott (now a township in Washington County)
1828 Incorporation of the town of Edmunds (now a township in Washington County, and home to a unit of the Moosehorn Wildlife Refuge)
1837 Incorporation of the town of Dedham
The Wire Bridge in New Portland (2001)

The Wire Bridge in New Portland (2001)

1878 Incorporation of the town of Hurricane Isle, now part of Vinalhaven
1943 Eleanor Roosevelt visits women working at the shipyards in Portland and South Portland, focusing on the challenges of running a home while working.
1978 Severe winter storm destroys most of the historic wooden Old Orchard Beach pier, an entertainment center since the early 1900’s.

 

 

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