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Arnold Trail-A.T. Hike

Great Carrying Place Carry Pond Road, Bingham, ME

In 1775, the American Revolution was underway and the British hold on Canada was tenuous.  British troops were thinly scattered through Canada, mainly at Quebec City, Montreal and smaller garrisons in the Great Lakes.  General George Washington, newly inaugurated in July 1775, approved a two-pronged invasion of Canada designed to deal a serious blow to …

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Arnold Expedition Appalachian Trail Hike

Great Carrying Place Carry Pond Road, Bingham, ME

The Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust is pleased to offer a hike on June 3rd on the original route of the Arnold Expedition to Quebec in 1775 as part of the American Revolution.  The expedition followed the Great Carrying Place Portage Trail from the Kennebec River at Bingham west to what was then the Dead …

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