Maine History

A Maine Haunted History Walking Tour Will Put You Into the Halloween Spirit
A Maine Haunted History Walking Tour Will Put You Into the Halloween Spirit
The Red Cloak Haunted History Tours are perfect for those searching for a spooky story to get into the Halloween mood. Sally Lobkowicz is the director of Red Cloak Haunted History Tours. According to the Red Cloak Haunted History Tours website, Sally loves mysteries and hauntings, and along with her research experience in genealogy and history, the tours were a natural match for her...
First Chewing Gum Factory
First Chewing Gum Factory
Did you know the very first chewing gum factory was built in Portland? Back in the early 1850's businessman John Bacon Curtis saw a market for chewing gum and set up shop at 291 Fore Street, now the Hub Furniture building. The gum was made by boiling resin then cutting it into strips that were coated in cornstarch to prevent them from sticking together...

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