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Back to Maine at 200

2020 marks the 200th anniversary of Maine’s statehood. This bicentennial moment provides a unique opportunity for communities all over the state to think about their history, how it has shaped the way we live here now, and how we might collectively envision the future of our state.


Thank you for joining us in Hermon on March 15.  You can find resources from the event below.


Resources from Professor Liam Riordan:

Resources from Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko:

Resources from the Maine Historical Society:

Further resources:

Visit Maine Memory Network’s Bicentennial home page to download and share the Community Guide to Commemorating Maine’s Bicentennial, explore extensive content about Maine’s statehood, and share your community’s history. 



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