History

Togus VA Rings In 150th Anniversary This November
Togus VA in Chelsea, Maine is celebrating its 150th anniversary come November! Togus has not only been around for 150 years, but was actually the nation's first Veterans Home ever established. According to Maine's VA history, Togus admitted their very first veteran on N…
The History Behind The Statues Of Augusta
I've been a resident of Sidney, Maine my whole life and strangely enough I've never once noticed statues in Augusta. Whether I was determined to get where I was going or the rotary always seemed too complicated to not focus all of my effort on, I never noticed memorials and monuments directly next t…
Five Fun Facts About The State Of Maine
Taken from VisitMaine.net, I gathered up the facts I found most interesting about Maine.
1. The first naval battle of the Revolutionary War was fought in Machias in 1775.
2. The first ship built by English colonists in Americas was launched on the Kennebec River in 1607...
Do You Have One Of These In Your Cupboard? Sarah Wants It!
When I was a little girl, I had a tupperware cup.  It was, maybe 4oz, brown and I referred to it as my 'chocolate cup'.  It was my favorite cup to drink out of.  I had it for years...well, it felt like years but it was probably more like 4 years.  But, tragedy struck an…

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