History

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…
Maine’s World War II Mystery
This is the story of a World War II mystery in Northern Maine. On September 22, 1942, a seven man crew died when their B-25 died when their plane crashed shortly after taking off from Presque Isle.
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?
According to MaineAnEncyclopedia.com, Waterville became a city in 1888, but was nicknamed "Elm City&…

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