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Amazing! Maine Stories: 1866-1759

Birch bark box, Molly Ockett

Birch bark box, Molly Ockett

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Maine Historical Society

Now the French are defeated and Molly Ockett and other survivors of the attack will have to find a way to live among the British.

ANDOVER, August 2, 1816 -- Molly Ockett is dead.

The Pequawket healer helped many people in this area. She knew the properties of local plants and used them to cure fevers, infections, dysentery, and other afflictions.

The Americans will miss her and her skills.


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