Maine: An Encyclopedia
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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 arrives at Norridgewock Falls
1897
Neal Dow, crusading prohibitionist, Mayor of Portland, member of the Maine House of Representatives, and Presidential candidate of the Prohibition Party in 1880, dies in Portland
1932
Shipwreck of the two masted fishing schooner Lochinvar off Portland Head Light in thick fog. The crew escaped just before it sank.
1940
Francis Stanley, one of the two brothers that invented the “Stanley Steamer,” dies from injuries sustained n an automobile accident

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