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 The Benedict Arnold expedition to Quebec crosses through Long Pond, Arnold Pond, and arrives at the Chaudiere River
1787
Birth date of Luther Severance, who established the Kennebec Journal in Augusta in 1825, served in both the Maine House of Representatives and the Maine Senate, and was elected as a Whig to the U.S. Congress
1840
Great Pond Plantation in Hancock County is organized for election purposes
1909
Oliver O. Howard, born in Leeds, educated at Bowdoin College and West Point, dies. He helped found the predominantly Black Howard University in Washington, D. C. after his service in the Civil War.
1971 Incorporation of Carrabasset Valley, combining two townships into one town
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