Who am I?
I was born in Stoughton Massachusetts on May 28, 1721. I owned sheep and cattle. In 1765, I bought 500 Acres of land in Knox County, Maine. I built and ran a Saw & Grist Mill on the outlet of Tolman Pond. I had 3 wives (not at the same time!) and 21 children. I died in 1825 at 104 years of age.
The Name's the Game!
Once named Madembetox Pond by early settlers, this body of water was also known as ______ ____ for many generations. It is now called Chickawaukee Lake.
What is the name of this boat?
The Flint-lock Muzzle Loader used in The Bog was accompanied by a PERCUSSION CAP. What is that?
He has the head of a moose, the body of a man, and the wings and feet of an eagle. What is he?
What does it mean to be STILL-HUNG? Read the story of The Bog and create your own meaning! Then send that email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The best definitions will be revealed in the next issue!
Did You Know?
…there is a difference between a bog and a swamp?
A BOG is a quagmire covered with grass or plants. It is similar to a marsh or moor. The ground is very wet and extremely soft. A bog is unable to bear the weight of man. It is usually created by salt water.
A SWAMP is created by fresh water and is found inland. A swamp is soft spongy land with less water than a bog and can sustain the weight of man and beast. Swamps are often mowed.
What does “twitch out to a landing” mean?
Read “The Bog” Story and see if you can answer the crossword puzzle below!