Maine entered the Union on March 15, 1820. It was the 23rd state. The main industry is manufacturing. It's called the Pine Tree State because of its many forests.
Here are some famous people from Maine:
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Need an idea for a school project? Here are some ideas from Challenge magazine, issue 76, you can use to show what you have learned about Maine.
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