Wednesday, May 23, 2012

When the war struck home in Maine

For 11 Bangor High School students, Tuesday afternoon’s re-enactment of a mob attack on a Bangor newspaper publisher 150 years ago was a living history lesson. On Aug. 12, 1861, residents destroyed the office of The Democrat, a Bangor newspaper published by Marcellus Emery, a Southern sympathizer. • Article

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