Maine was part of Massachusetts until 1820. That’s why in Monsters of Massachusetts, readers will find old Maine cases mixed in with old Massachusetts ones.
Kay Massingill passes along a news item from 1855, after Maine became a state. It is rather unbelievable, but we submit it for your reading, as the leaves change color, while the days grow long and chillier here in the Pine Tree State.
Date: Thursday, November 1, 1855
Newspaper: American Traveller, Boston, Massachusetts