Maine: An Encyclopedia
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1790
Birth date of Benjamin White, Jr., who became the first Democratic Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, in which post he served when the Capitol moved from Portland to Augusta.

1831
Incorporation of the town of Blanchard

1835
Incorporation of the towns of Roxbury and Weston

1842

Legislature passes resolve to create a tomb and memorial, known as Enoch Lincoln’s Tomb. It was mysteriously found empty in the 20th century.
Olson House on Hathorn Point in Cushing (2005)

Olson House on Hathorn Point in Cushing (2005)


1845

Incorporation of the town of Waldo

1860

Incorporation of the town of Danforth

1881

Maine Teachers Association, now the Maine Education Association – National Education Association, incorporates as a nonprofit corporation.

1899

Incorporation of the town of Saint Agatha
Bath Bricklayers, Masons and Plasterers Union is organized.









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