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)

1603 Martin Pring explores Penobscot Bay for Bristol, England businessmen.
1622
Starving Plymouth Pilgrims get supplies/food from fishermen at Damariscove Island.
1813
Birth date in Livermore of Israel Washburn, Jr., member of the U. S. Congress and Governor (1861-1862).
1816
Snow fell in Maine, beginning the “cold summer” of 1816.
1863 Blue Hill-built vessel Whistling Wind is captured by Confederate raiders.
1884
Republican National Convention meeting in Chicago nominates James G. Blaine for President of the United States
1899
 Waldoboro Granite Cutters Union is Organized
1932
 The Art Deco Criterion Theater opens in Bar Harbor

 

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