By Mark and Will
England and France came and had a war. The English won, taking Maine. The first naval battle of the American Revolution took place there. Did you know that alcohol was illegal in Maine until 1919? The person below is Genral Oliver Otis Howard. He is marks ancestor
Flower: white pinecone tassel
Tree: white pine
Berry: wild blueberry
Maine makes the most toothpicks in the U.S. Maine borders only one state, New Hampshire. Maine's state insect is the honey bee. In eastern Maine there's a mountain called Peekaboo Mountain.
Maine is the only state with a one syllable name. Mark has an ancestor in Maine who lost his right arm in the Civil War!
Geography and Landforms
Near the ocean there are ducks, gulls, plovers, puffins, lobsters, clams, and yummy fish! One of the mountains in Maine is called Longfellow Mountain. There's only one national park in New England. That national park is called Acadia National Park and it's in Maine!