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Southbound Appalachian Trail Crossing at Moxie Pond (October 2007)

Southbound Appalachian Trail at Moxie Pond (October 2007)

1764 First publication of the newspaper the Maine Patriot and State Gazette in Augusta by James Dickman.
1778
Israel Washburn, Maine governor in 1861 and 1862, is appointed by President Lincoln as collector of customs in Portland, a post he held for fourteen years.
1864 Harpswell-built vessel Albion Lincoln and Milbridge-built Emma L. Hall are captured at Chickamauga by Confederate raiders.
2010
Anders Olafson of Starks lands record breaking 8.42 lb rainbow trout from the Kennebec River in Solon


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