Did you know that Maine was the 23rd state to be admitted to the Union. Really! Maine did not become a State of the United States of America until March 15, 1820.
“What is now the state of Maine was, before statehood, called the District of Maine and belonged to Massachusetts.” ref: Statehood Dates, 50States.com.
Learn more about the Northeast State of Maine over at Maine History where you may read: A Brief History of Maine.