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5 Fun Facts About November 4 In Maine History

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1. In 1974, Democratic politician George Mitchell was elected to the US Senate from Maine, becoming the state's first Democratic senator in 24 years.

2. November 4, 1909, marked the opening of the Bangor Public Library, which was built with funds donated by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.

3. On November 4, 1959, the Maine Turnpike Authority was formed, with the goal of constructing a toll highway from the New Hampshire border to Portland.

4. The State of Maine celebrated its bicentennial on November 4, 1920, with ceremonies and events throughout the state.

5. On November 4, 1829, famed Indian fighter and US Army officer Ethan Allen Hitchcock was born in St. Albans, Vermont. Hitchcock served in various military posts throughout his career, including serving as US Minister to Russia under President Lincoln.
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