George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.
By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (later Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.
… developed new forms and decorative styles to appeal to buyers. Depictions of Wabanaki life and stories, along with scenes from the natural world…
… and abundant natural environment, the deep and appealing cultural traditions of native inhabitants, and the contributions of accomplished and…