July 23, 2019
Blogs Latest News | Maine's Cigar Cafe | Bangor Metro | Down East 'Mall' | Today's Paper

This Portland man went from kiddie ox-driver to city councilor

Thomas Bolton started working at age six, driving oxen from Stroudwater to Windham and back. By the time he died at age 66 in 1859, he was a wealthy and powerful man of Portland.

Have feedback? Want to know more? Send us ideas for follow-up stories.

You may also like