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Office of the Secretary of State presents the Sesquicentennial for Schools Program

AUGUSTA, Maine — As part of Maine’s commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the beginning of America’s Civil War, the Office of the Secretary of State has created the Sesquicentennial For Schools Program, presented by State Archivist, David Cheever. The intent of the program is to help Maine students get a better understanding of the important part their state played in of of our Nation’s most prominent historic events. Mr. Cheever will be visiting schools statewide to talk with students about the impact that Maine had on the Civil War and the impact the War had on Maine. The program is free and recommended for grades 5-12.

For more information or to schedule a visit to your school, call Melissa at 626-8400 or email sos.office@maine.gov.

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