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August 12

Chimney Pond in Baxter State Park (August 2001)

August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1676 Death in battle of Native American King … Continue reading

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Campobello Island

Campobello Island with its lighthouse, May, 1973, U.S. EPA photo National Archives # NWDNS-412-DA-7873

[cam-poo-BEL-loo] is an island in Canada, joined by a causeway to Lubec in Washington County. Acquired by  FDR’s father James Roosevelt in 1883, the house was ready for the family in 1885.  It became the summer retreat of Franklin D. … Continue reading

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July 3

Schooner on Penobscot Bay (July 2007)

July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1805 Birth date of Shepard Cary, legislator (House … Continue reading

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Presidential Visits

President Kennedy at the wheel of the US Coast Guard Yacht "Manitou,. Boothbay Harbor, August 12, 1962

Presidents of the United States visit many states during their tenures.  Maine is no exception. On July 3, 1847 James K. Polk visited Augusta, the first U.S. President to visit Maine. In 1841, recently elected President William Henry Harrison visited … Continue reading

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