The mountains, water, plants and animals that are found in the nation's public parks convinced generations before ours that the land must be preserved, and they've proven their appeal by drawing millions of visitors each year.
Fifty years ago, on May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston met in Lewiston for a rematch in the bid for the world heavyweight boxing championship. Ali TKO’s Liston in the first round with what was quickly dubbed the “phantom punch”.
Mike Feldman, a third-grader at Poland Community School in 1965, asked boxer Sonny Liston to visit his school when the former world heavyweight champion was in Maine for his rematch with Muhammad Ali. It was a day Feldman will never forget.