Maine: An Encyclopedia
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1797
Birth date in Hallowell of U.S. Senator (1841-1847) George Evans, Speaker of the Maine House and member of the U.S. Congress.
1855 First publication of the newspaper the Ellsworth American by William H. Chaney, later owned by James R. Wiggins former editor of the Washington Post.
The Bailey Farm Windmill in North Anson (2001)

The Bailey Farm Windmill in North Anson (2001)


1887
Bill introduced to create what became Maine’s Bureau of Labor, supported by the Knights of Labor.

1923
Shipwreck of the five masted schooner Robert W., built in 1847, when it was caught in a northeast gale and struck York Beach.




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