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5 Fun Facts About January 17 In Maine History

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1. In 1820, Maine officially became a state, separating from Massachusetts. This day is now celebrated as Maine's Statehood Day.

2. January 17, 1872, was the date of the Great Fire of Portland, one of the worst fire disasters in American history. Over 1,500 buildings were destroyed and four people were killed.

3. In 1917, the first mechanized logging operations took place in Maine, revolutionizing the industry and making it more efficient.

4. On this day in 1945, legendary Maine author E.B. White published "Charlotte's Web," one of the most beloved children's books of all time.

5. On January 17, 1982, Maine experienced a blizzard that dumped over two feet of snow in some areas, causing widespread power outages and transportation disruptions.
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