Maine History newsclips….

Governor Palin’s Maine ancestry
When Alaska Gov. and Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin visits Bangor today, she’ll be campaigning a scant 50 miles from where her maternal ancestors lived for more than four decades in the 19th century.

Antique vehicles missing from farm in Orneville
Three antique automobiles and about 20 antique motorcycles have been stolen within the past two weeks from a farmhouse on Big Boyd Lake Road.

Archaeological site in Dresden called ‘very significant’
A 7,000-year-old archaeological site in Dresden has emerged as one of the most significant finds in New England, and is shaping the way historians view the lifestyles of Archaic period Native Americans.

York to identify historic properties townwide
The town has three historic districts, but a new map of architectural time periods could help the town determine what other buildings might be historically significant.

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