Population per the 2012 census- 1,329,192
Maine was admitted as the 23rd state, March 15th 1820 as an Anti-Federalist state.
Her motto "Dirigo" (Latin for "I Direct").
Humorist Will Rogers once remarked, "Did you ever see a place that looked like it was built to enjoy? Well this whole state of Maine looks that way."
Maine can be viewed a Liberal Progressive state. Let's work together to alter that history.
The Maine Encyclopedia offers:
Brief History of Maine (This includes early settlement, Colonial Period, Revolutionary War and Statehood)
To read about Maine’s famous author and poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Maine was also the birthplace for Edna St, Vincent Millay.