Maine: An Encyclopedia
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Bathers at Old Orchard Beach on Saco Bay (June 2010)

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

1788 Incorporation of the towns of Canaan, Fairfield, Greene, and Norridgewock
1798
Birth date of Leonard Norcross, inventor of an early diving suit
1812
U.S. Congress declares war on Britain in protest over interference in our shipping.
1818
Birth date of Joseph R. Bodwell, Governor of Maine in 1887 and self-made businessman who made his fortune in quarrying.

 

1864
Joshua L. Chamberlain is severely wounded at Petersburg, Virginia, leading an attack on a Confederate position.


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