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)

1797 Birth date in the town of Cumberland of Shaker Elder Joseph Brackett, Jr., who wrote the Shaker song, “Simple Gifts.”
1813 Birth date of Democratic Governor (1879-1880) Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston.
1856
Robert E. Peary, who claimed discovery of the North Pole and was a resident of Maine’s Eagle Island, was born in Cresson, Pennsylvania.
1964 Martin Luther King, Jr., invited by Bowdoin College, speaks at First Parish Church in Brunswick, his only visit to Maine.
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