Due to his ruthless legislative tactics, his political opponents called him “Czar Reed.” They meant it as an insult but Reed liked the nickname just fine.
In 1860, he traded whiskey for 897 human beings. Half of them were children.
Malcolm Williams — who was married to the equally famous Florence Reed — was caught swimming in front of his place by a patrol boat.
One received the Medal of Honor, but we’re not talking about Joshua Chamberlain.
Maine Memory Network is a website where local historical societies around the state can upload their photos and documents into one centralized, searchable database.