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Southbound Appalachian Trail Crossing at Moxie Pond (October 2007)

Southbound Appalachian Trail at Moxie Pond (October 2007)

1775 Benedict Arnold expedition to attack Quebec is hit by a hurricane for three days with floods of rain making the marchers miserable.
1950
Rockland born poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, a graduate of Vassar, dies in Austerlitz, New York. Her poem Renascence was first read in Camden.
1963
John F. Kennedy, first President to visit the University of Maine, delivers a foreign policy address in Orono just thirty-four days before his assassination.


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