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Southbound Appalachian Trail Crossing at Moxie Pond (October 2007)

Southbound Appalachian Trail at Moxie Pond (October 2007)

1780 A Harvard scientific expedition viewed a total eclipse of the sun on Islesboro, after being granted permission by Colonel Campbell of the British forces anchored there to fight the American revolutionaries.
1864
Nathan A. Farwell, born in Unity, a member of the Maine House and Senate, and a Republican U.S. Senator (1864-1865), dies.
1918
Eugene M. Hale, born in Turner, U.S. Representative from 1869 to 1879 and U.S. Senator from 1881 to 1911, dies.


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