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Maine Statehood

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Constitution For The State Of Maine: Formed In Convention At Portland, 29th Of October, A.D. 1819, Maine Constitutional Convention Oct 1819

Constitution For The State Of Maine: Formed In Convention At Portland, 29th Of October, A.D. 1819, Maine Constitutional Convention

Maine Bicentennial

The Maine Constitution was unanimously approved by the 210 delegates to the Maine Constitutional Convention in October 1819. On February 25, 1820, the General Court passed a follow-up measure officially accepting the fact of Maine’s imminent statehood.