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Wednesday, 24 August 2016 09:41

Quimby gifts acreage to US government

AUGUSTA The Burt's Bees founder pushing for a new national park in Maine has given 87,500 acres of land to the U.S. government.

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Wednesday, 17 July 2013 14:00

Governor Baxter Day: Bangor to Katahdin

Celebrate the legacy of the wilderness and the people

Man is born to die, his works are short lived. Buildings crumble, monuments decay, wealth vanishes. But Katahdin in all its glory, forever shall remain the mountain of the people of Maine.

-Gov. Percival Proctor Baxter

BANGOR - If you walk around Bangor today you might not guess, but around the turn of the century it ranked as one of the three most important cities in the United States the other contenders being New York and San Francisco. The history of the Queen City is inexorably tied to the lumber harvested from the heart of the Katahdin region and along the banks of the west branch of the Penobscot.

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