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Katie Bavoso, YouTube

Maine’s Ghost Town: The Story Of Riceville

Riceville was a small village in Hancock County, Maine. The village was established by the Shaw brothers who had set up a tannery in the area in 1879.

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Maine’s Tallest Woman: Sylvia Hardy stood Eight Feet Tall

Today is ‘Tall Girl Appreciation Day’. It goes along with the first day of summer being the an extra-long day to celebrate extra-long women. It always lands on the first full day of summer.

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Photo By: Jen Stanley
Photo By: Jen Stanley

What’s In The Name Of Your Small Town In Maine?

Do you ever wonder why certain cities and towns are called what they're called? We get our names from our parents... but who were the parents of the towns we live in today...

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Richard Lockyer

Courtesy Of The Red White & Blue – Fun Flag Facts

Today is Flag Day in the United States.  In true Dr. Sheldon Cooper fashion, the Morning Buzz had a little 'Fun With Flags' during Sarah's Daily Dyer-ry.  Here are some interesting facts about the American Flag, Old Glory, that might surprise you.

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2009Bim, YouTube

See Video Of The City Of Waterville From 1700 to 1900

I found a video on YouTube of a video montage of the city of Waterville, Maine from the years 1700 through 1900. Some places are instantly recognizable, like the Waterville Opera House and Main Street.

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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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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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