Title

"Hush-Hush History" piece on dark episodes in the state's history, including: th

Authors

Source

Down East

Date

7-1-2004

Pages

T4, T6

Abstract

"Hush-Hush History" piece on dark episodes in the state's history, including: the gunning down of Public Enemy Number One, Al Brady, on Central Street in Bangor in 1937; the "curse of the mummies" brought on when a Civil War-era Gardiner paper manufacturer used rags from imported mummies that started a cholera outbreak; the survivors of the 1710 shipwreck of the British ship Nottingham Gallery on Boon Island, who resorted to cannibalism to stay alive; two Indian attacks that led to the naming of Massacre Pond on Scarborough Beach; and the landing in Frenchman's Bay, in 1944, of a German submarine, which unloaded two Nazi spies. It was one of only two locations in the U.S. where German spies gained entry during the war.

Subjects

Crime and criminals, Maine History, Mummies, Nottingham (Galley), Shipwrecks Nottingham (Galley), Spies, Brady, Alfred

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