Maine: An Encyclopedia
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Farm Stand in Westfield on U.S. Route 1 (September 2001)

Farm Stand in Westfield on U.S. Route 1 (September 2001)

1846 Henry David Thoreau first climbs Mount Katahdin, then climbs again the next day reaching the summit.
1853 First publication of the newspaper the Maine Sickle in Thomaston by O’Brien and Company.
1878 After arriving in Mattawamkeag by train, young Teddy Roosevelt leaves by buckboard and arrives in Island Falls to meet Maine guide William Sewall.
1902 The Gardiner Papermakers’ Union, Dirigo Lodge No. 84 is organized.
1924 Ku Klux Klan (with full uniforms, pointed hats, and masks) marches in the Town of Lincoln’s Labor Day parade.
1953 Hurricane Carol causes minor wind damage in the Eastport area.
1970
 Arctic Explorer Donald B. MacMillan dies.

 

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