The invading British military met its match on this Bangor girl

Editor’s observe: This story was initially printed in March 2021.

Within the early 1800s, Abigail Hatch ran The Hatch Home with a velvet fist, insisting on good home and desk manners always. Each meal served on the in style Bangor inn, restaurant and boarding residence was served on her best dishes and in her finest crystal introduced residence by her husband, a ship’s captain.

When the Struggle of 1812 arrived on Bangor’s doorstep, although, Hatch and her inn discovered themselves smack in the midst of the motion.