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Skowhegan, Maine, USA

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Skowhegan / skaʊˈhiːɡən/ is the county seat of Somerset County, Maine, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 8,589. Every August, Skowhegan hosts the annual Skowhegan State Fair, the oldest continuous state fair in the United States. Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture is an internationally known residency program for artists, though it is technically located in neighboring East Madison.
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The land was settled in 1773 as a part of Canaan. Colonel Benedict Arnold and his troops passed...Read MORE...

1818 - Skowhegan State Fair
The Skowhegan State Fair was established in 1818. It is the nation's oldest consecutively running...Read MORE...

News  1868 - Destructive Fire in Maine - Loss $30,000.
LEWISTON, Me., Saturday, Feb. 8. - In Skowhegan, last night, a fire destroyed the building known as ...Read MORE...

1886 - Skowhegan
Skowhegan is a prosperous manufacturing town lying on both sides of the great bend of the Kennebec...Read MORE...

1889 - Skowhegan
The oddity of its old Indian name has secured to Skowhegan a wider celebrity beyond the borders of...Read MORE...

1906
Skowhegan, a post-village, capital of Smoerset co., Me., in Skowhegan township (town), on both...Read MORE...

News  1930 - KILLED BY BLAST OF DYNAMITE
Skowegan, Me., March 17. - Leroy McPhierson, 22, of Mapleton, Arlistook conty[sic], died at...Read MORE...

1948 - First Woman Senator
Skowhegan native Margaret Chase Smith is elected to the US Senate making her the first woman to...Read MORE...


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