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Maine
Maine is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and south, New Hampshire to the west, and the Canadian provinces of Quebec to the northwest and New Brunswick to the northeast. Maine is both the northernmost and easternmost portion of New England...
Timeline of Events
1722
7.25.1722
Dummer's War begins along the Maine-Massachusetts border.
1820
3.15.1820
Maine becomes the 23rd U.S. state.
1881
7.1.1881
The world's first international telephone call is made between St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, and Calais, Maine, United States.
1948
9.18.1948
Margaret Chase Smith of Maine becomes the first woman elected to the US Senate without completing another senator's term, when she defeats Democratic opponent Adrian Scolten.
1998
2.10.1998
Voters in Maine repeal a gay rights law passed in 1997 becoming the first U.S. state to abandon such a law.