National Maine Day - December 21
Wed, Dec 21, 2022

National Maine Day

National Maine Day is dedicated to one of the most special states in the USA! Local residents and tourists who have visited its lands emphasize the beauty: mountains, green areas, the bay of the same name … Many creative people live here, inspired by the picturesque nature!

History

It has not been possible to establish where the name of the state came from until now, but people have lived in the territories for thousands of years. In the 17th century, the Indians, the British and the French fought hard for the land. During the French and Indian War in 1763, power nevertheless passed to England.

The state was part of Massachusetts during the Revolutionary War. The population zealously supported the revolution, but the British acted harshly, suppressing the unrest. In 1775 they burned the port of Falmouth to the ground. After 4 years, the Americans carried out an attack on the fortifications of the British, but this was not successful.

After gaining independence, the area was still classified as Massachusetts, but in 1807 a vote was held regarding separation. The process failed. Then followed the war between the opponents – 1812-1814. The state constitution was adopted only in 1819 and on March 15 it became the 23rd state of America. In the 19th century, migrants from Ireland arrived in Maine, who gave rise to the Catholic Church. National Day has been celebrated since 2017, but is not an official holiday.

Interesting facts

3 highlights:

  • Acadia National Park, discovered about a hundred years ago. There are many picturesque islands, wild animals, Mount Cadillac.
  • there is a real desert in the state! True, it is man-made and occurred due to improper care of the lands. The area is 16 hectares.
  • Sugarloaf is a ski resort with great slopes, cozy restaurants and a cool atmosphere.

How to celebrate

Take a trip to National Maine Day! Visit interesting places, museums, chat with residents, find out questions of interest. Learn history and share information with others. Explore nature, take beautiful photos and post them on social networks.

When is National Maine Day celebrated in 2022?

National Maine Day is observed on December 21 each year.

Observations

Weekday Month Day Year
Wednesday December 21 2022
Thursday December 21 2023
Saturday December 21 2024
Sunday December 21 2025
Monday December 21 2026