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.
It was supposed to be a project for the ages. In reality, it never turned a profit and now most of it has vanished.
This is the twisting, two-decade-long tale of how Portland’s Monument Square statue came to be.
Alice Greely didn’t run when the British attacked in 1775. As a result, her tavern was one of the few places left standing afterward.
His diplomatic work consisted mostly of drinking, smoking, dancing with ladies and waving from trains and carriages.
“It kind of came about by accident. A lot of times when I write songs, I’ll stick some chords together and I’ll blurt out the first thing that comes to me.”
One more time, with feeling.