When a 1920s aviation pioneer launched a thank-you project for the families that keep coastal ships safe, he propelled a goodwill tradition that’s lasted longer than he ever imagined.
When Maine became the first state to pass Prohibition in 1851, supporters dreamed of a pine-strewn moral haven. One freethinking former seamstress had other ideas.
In Margaret Brent’s day, women were supposed to be seen and not heard. That didn’t stop her from taking on the system.