The Penobscot Expedition and Artifacts from the Defense
Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the Defense, a small American privateer ship that took… read more
Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the Defense, a small American privateer ship that took part in the Penobscot Expedition in 1779. The expedition was considered the worst U.S. naval defeat until Pearl Harbor.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close
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