Maine: An Encyclopedia
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Sheep at Crystal Spring Farm in Brunswick (May 2010)

Sheep at Crystal Spring Farm in Brunswick (May 2010)

1857 Ten year average of “ice out” on Moosehead Lake is May 12th.  (See also April 30th)
1861 Machias-built vessel State of Maine is captured by Confederate raiders.
1877 William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody receives a complimentary repeating rifle from the Evans Rifle Manufacturing Company of Mechanic Falls.
1883
Livermore’s Israel Washburn, Jr., member of the U.S. Congress and Governor (1861-1863), dies in Philadelphia.
1901 Portland Bricklayers’ Tenders Union, No. 9,231, is organized
1964
Portland Chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chartered.


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