Maine: An Encyclopedia
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1799
First publication of the newspaper the Castine Journal and Universal Advertiser, printed by David J. Waters.
1863 Kennebunk-built vessel Anna F. Schmidt is captured by Confederate raiders.
1875 First publication of the newspaper the Chase’s Mills Chronicle. Chase’s Mills was a village in Turner.
1877 The organizing meeting of the Granite Cutters Union is held at Clark Island in St. George.
The Bailey Farm Windmill in North Anson (2001)

The Bailey Farm Windmill in North Anson (2001)


1920
“Palmer Raids,” named for the U.S. Attorney General at the time, took place in 33 cities, including Portland “against communists and communist labor groups of radicals” according to the Bangor Daily News.

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