Hidden History of Midcoast Maine

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From the Age of Discovery and the earliest settlement of America, Midcoast Maine has played surprising roles in America's history. Europeans might not have survived in the New World without the Kennebec beaver trade, the lessons of the Popham Colony and the friendships Maine's first settlers built. Experience the storied survival of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's military grandfather in precarious Revolutionary Maine and meet resilient, creative, noteworthy and notorious Midcoasters. Pat Higgins recounts Puritan power plays, the sea fight between the "Boxer" and the "Enterprise," duels, U-boats and much more. Discover the fascinating and quirky bits of history that have remained hidden along the rocky coast from Portland to Acadia--until now..
ISBN: 9781626193659
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Maine
Series: Hidden History
Images: 69
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Patricia Higgins worked as a school library media specialist for 30 years in Maine public schools. She began publishing Mrs. Higgins Maine Studies links for her middle school students in the mid 1990s and her blog, MaineStory.info, has grown ever since.
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