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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 19, 2012
Contact: Megan Sanborn
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State Archivist, David Cheever Speaks at Upper Kennebec Valley Memorial High School about Maine’s involvement in the American Civil War


Presentation to students is part of the Secretary of State’s Sesquicentennial for Schools Program

 

AUGUSTA, Maine – State Archivist, David Cheever speaks to students at Upper Kennebec Valley Memorial High School in Bingham on March 15, 2012.  Mr. Cheever’s presentation focused on Maine's role in the Civil War and specifically on people from Bingham and surrounding towns who were involved in pivotal events.

The Sesquicentennial for Schools Program is part of an ongoing commemoration by the Maine State Archives of the 150th anniversary of the beginning of America’s Civil War.

Photo: Dave Cheever at Upper Kennebec Valley Memorial High School