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Little Known Halloween Facts
Halloween is coming up fast and here are some interesting things about the day you may not know. The mask for the 1978 movie Halloween was a William Shatner Star Trek mask; it was used because the budget for the movie was tight so they got the cheapest mask they could find.
The Dark Secrets Of Malaga Island, Maine
I am a born and raised Mainer and I have to admit that I have never heard of Malaga Island and the story behind it. The 40-acre island located at the mouth of the New Meadows River is now owned by the Maine Coast Heritage Trust, but this once small fishing community has a dark secret.
History of Christmas in the United States
Christmas as we know it today hasn’t always been Christmas as we know it. It was only about 150 years ago Christmas in the United States started to take shape and become the holiday we have today.
Maine’s ‘Open Lighthouse Day’ September 13th
Maine’s annual Open Lighthouse Day is Saturday, September 13. On that day, 22 lighthouses around the state will offer free admission to visitors. The annual draw is 15,000 to 18,000 people as they get the opportunity to climb to the top of the lighthouses.
It’s the Facts Ma’am
We’re going to take a look at some interesting facts, things that make you go hmmm. I like this stuff because it makes you scratch your head at first but after you think about it for a minute you can believe it.