Welcome to the Pine Tree State

Today we celebrate all that is the great state of Maine. Once a part of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Massachusetts General Court passed legislation on June 19, 1819 that separated the District of Maine from the rest of the Commonwealth. The following month, on July 26, the citizens of Maine overwhelmingly voted to seek statehood.

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Welcome to Maine

Today is National Maine Day. Maine was the 23rd state to join the union. It’s also the most eastern point in the United States. Artists flourish in Maine. From poets to painters to writers, the great state of Maine has been a source of inspiration for centuries.

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