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Sarah’s List Of Things To Do In Augusta If You’re A Tourist

Memorial Day weekend is upon us and that means it's the start of tourist season in Maine.  Also known as Vacationland, Maine has many beautiful places from Kittery to Calais that you can visit.  Here are my reasons why you should make a pitstop in, our State's Capital, Augusta.  

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Special Ceremony at Old Fort Western on Memorial Day

Old Fort Western in Augusta will open for the 2016 season on May 28 & 29 from 11 to 4. On Memorial Day, May 30 they will be open from 10 to 4.

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YouTube

You Won’t Recognize Old Orchard Beach from 1900

As we get ready for Memorial Day Weekend in Maine and the start of the Summer season, we thought it would be cool to look back at OOB. Waaaaayyy back to around 1900...

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Getty Images, photo by William Thomas Cain
Getty Images, photo by William Thomas Cain

Air Conditioning Not Only Cools Us, But It Helped An Entire Industry Too!

Starting to get ready for summer in Maine and part of that is seeing air conditioners on sale. On hot, muggy summer day in Maine all you can say is 'thank goodness for air conditioning'.

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makingpie's channel, YouTube
makingpie's channel, YouTube

Flagstaff, Maine: Maine’s Ghost Town [VIDEO]

Flagstaff, Maine is known as Maine's ghost town. The small former town in Somerset County was located near Eustis and about twenty miles north of Rangeley.

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Getty Images, photo by Rich Pilling
Getty Images, photo by Rich Pilling

Casey at the Bat Celebrates 128 Years

The poem "Casey at the Bat", is celebrating its 128th year in 2016, but the story behind the poem is political, sort of.  Ernest L. Thayer, the author of the poem,  was an editor of the Harvard Lampoon while he attended Harvard College along with William Randolph Hearst. Hearst’s father was running for the Senate in 1888 and was looking for something to promote his brand of politics, so bought the San Francisco Examiner, which he gave to his son when the election was over.

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Maine Media Solutions, YouTube
Maine Media Solutions, YouTube

Saco Drive-In Needs Our Votes!

When I think of a drive-in movie theater it brings back great family memories. You had to position the car perfectly on the little mound of sand, hook the speaker on the rolled down driver's side window and make the trek to snack shack.

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Jay Leno's Garage, YouTube
Jay Leno's Garage, YouTube

Jay Leno’s 1914 Fire Engine Has Ties To Maine [VIDEO]

Jay Leno was a longtime host of 'The Tonight Show' and he often talked about his love for cars. Jay Leno's Garage has it's own YouTube channel and a 1914 Christie Fire Engine has ties to Maine.

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Maine’s Official Song: ‘The State of Maine Song’

The State of Maine has an official song that was written, words and music, by Roger Vinton Snow. It's called 'State of Maine Song'. Officially adopted as the official state song on March 30, 1937...

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Rich Gagnon, Getty Images
Rich Gagnon, Getty Images

April 20th 1912 First Home Run at Fenway Park

Fenway Park is the home field of the Boston Red Sox and dates back quite a way and there has been many highlights over the years the old ball park has seen.

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