Maine: An Encyclopedia
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Southbound Appalachian Trail Crossing at Moxie Pond (October 2007)

Southbound Appalachian Trail at Moxie Pond (October 2007)

1803 Louisiana Purchase treaty ratified by Congress
1861 Wells-built vessel Betsy Ames is captured by Confederate raiders.
1947
Mrs. Gilbert reports smoke rising from a cranberry bog between her home and the dump on Mount Desert Island. No one knows what started the fire that eventually ravaged Acadia National Park and the surrounding area.



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