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Only Boxing Title Fight In Maine: Clay vs Liston 2

Muhammad Ali died at age 74 from respiratory issues. In 1964, Ali, then Cassius Clay, upset Sonny Liston to win the World Heavy Championship, and the rematch was on for Lewiston, Maine.

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Acadia National Park Celebrating 100th Anniversary This Year

Acadia National Park is celebrating their centennial during the summer of 2016 and it involves more than 100 events in the community and park.

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Hemlock1223, YouTube
Hemlock1223, YouTube

Artist’s Bridge In Newry Is Named One Of America’s Most Beautiful Covered Bridges

Built in 1872 by Hiram York, The Artist' Bridge in Newry, Maine is one of the covered bridges featured in Travel + Leisure Magazine's article of 'America's Most Beautiful Covered Bridges'.

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Fort Knox, Maine
Courtesy of Fort Knox Facebook

Forts You Can Visit to Soak-In Maine History This Summer

If you’re looking to take a road-trip and take in some Maine history, here are some Forts you can visit that have centuries of Maine history.

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

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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Fort Western
Courtesy of Fort Western Facebook

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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