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Important Dates in Maine
Important Dates in Maine
1498 John Cabot probably explored the Maine coast. 1607 English settlers established the Popham Colony near the mouth of the Kennebec River. March 15, 1820 Maine became the 23rd state.
Acadia National Park
Acadia National Park
was the first national park to be established in the United States east of the Mississippi River. Covering a total of 41,888 acres, the park encompasses about half of Mount Desert Island, Isle au Haut and several other small islands, and the Schoodic Peninsula.
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