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Augusta is the state capital of Maine in the United States.

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  1. Augusta is the most eastern capital city in the United States.
  2. Augusta was named after Augusta Dearborn, daughter of Henry Dearborn, an American soldier and statesman.
  3. Martha Ballard was made famous by the publication of A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard based on her diary, 1785–1812 by historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich in 1990, died in Augusta.
  4. Augusta is home to the University of Maine at Augusta, the third largest university in the University of Maine System.

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