About Touring Maine’s History

Hello everyone, and welcome to TMH. This blogsite will be pretty much dedicated to highlighting Maine’s historic sites and events that you can travel to and visit. Either on a day trip if you live in the state, or a planned vacation if you are from away makes no difference. There’s lots to see and do in the state of Maine if you are a history buff like me.

In addition to articles and pictures from and about specific sites, I will also be posting as much news as I can about the subject of Maine’s history and its preservation. Enjoy your stay and please keep coming back for more visits. I’ll try to keep things as up to date as I can, and also to keep it as interesting as I can.

For now, here are some news clippings……….

Ellsworth: Town marks Great Fire of ’33

By Eric RussellWednesday, May 07, 2008 – Bangor Daily News

ELLSWORTH, Maine — The massive fire raged for hours, leveling buildings and threatening an entire city as firefighters from 18 towns raced to quell the flames. When the smoke finally cleared, 50 blocks had been decimated, creating a wasteland that eventually would be the foundation for a new city.

Read more at; http://bangornews.com/news/t/hancock.aspx?articleid=164011&zoneid=178

If you have a newslink or article to share, or maybe just some suggestions, please emailme at; dlsoucy@remembermemedia.com and as always, feel free to leave any comments below.

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