The president uses his executive authority to create the national monument on land donated to the federal government by entrepreneur and conservationist Roxanne Quimby.

President Obama designated more than 87,500 acres of forestland in Maine’s fabled North Woods as a na...

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On April 9, 1856, the Maine legislature approved a charter for a company consisting of Shepard Boody and others, for the construction of a road from the Aroostook Road to the summit of Mt Katahdin.

The route was surveyed and mapped in 1858, and on November 10, 1859, She...

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