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Bathers at Old Orchard Beach on Saco Bay (June 2010)

Bathers at Old Orchard Beach on Saco Bay (June 2010)

1811 Birth date of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, which she wrote while living in Brunswick from 1850-1852.
1813
Incorporation of the towns of Levant and St. Albans
1814
Incorporation of the towns of Hiram and Newport
1834
Leonard Norcross of Dixfield patents the first practical diving suit.
1862
Birth date in Skowhegan of Forrest Goodwin, clerk (1889-1891) to U.S. Speaker of the House Thomas B. Reed, and U. S. Congress member in 1913.
1863
Sullivan-built vessel Umpire is captured by Confederate raiders.

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