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)

1828 Birth date in Brewer of Joshua L. Chamberlain, Civil War General, Governor (1867-1871), and President of Bowdoin College.
1869 A violent gale drives vessels ashore at Kennebunk, Portland, Orrs Island, and Boothbay.
1901 Bangor Typographical Union, No. 446 organized
1915 Shipwreck of the three masted schooner Lanie Cobb, built in 1874 in Brewer, stranded on a ledge in dense fog off West Quoddy Head Light.
1958 Edmund S. Muskie becomes Maine’s first popularly elected U.S. Senator in the state’s last September general election.

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