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)

1792 First state-sanctioned election on the separation of Maine from Massachusetts. Though separation lost, the vote was close.
1813 Martha Ballard, whose diary was the basis of the book A Midwife’s Tale, her life story as a midwife in Hallowell 1785-1812, dies.
1901 Portland International Association of Machinists, Oriental Lodge, No. 216, is organized
1933 A great fire ravages Ellsworth; a film of its aftermath shows the result.
1946
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. visits St. Francis College in Biddeford, now the University of New England, and Bowdoin College in Brunswick.
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