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Posted May 19, 2020

May 20, 2020

To celebrate Maine’s bicentennial the Portland Press Herald is engaged in a series called “On This Date in Maine History.”

Starting on January 1, 2020, a story has been published every day on the paper’s web site about a Maine historical event that happened on that date. Come visit the site on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, to hear WEX chair and CEO, Melissa Smith narrate “On This Date in Maine History” about a Maine historical event that happened on May 20, 1816.