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Can you answer these questions about Portland, Maine?

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Portland's climate is characterized by cold, snowy winters and warm summers, giving it this Koppen Climate Classification: 
This bay forms the entirety of Portland's Eastern border 
These storms, though still seen in summer, bring heavy snow to Portland during the winter 
Portland's highest recorded temperature first occurred in 1911, making for some sweltering Independence Day celebrations at this many degrees Fahrenheit: 
This was Portland's original name, a Native American word meaning 'Great Neck' 
Portland was named after this limestone island in Dorset County, England 
Until its independence in 1820, Portland was under the jurisdiction of this New England state 
The 1866 Great Fire of Portland occurred on this national holiday 
This Civil War Commander is often credited with holding off Confederate forces at Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg 
This 19th century poet is known for 'Paul Revere's Ride,' among many other works 
Rapper Ryan Peters, better known by this stage name, was born in Portland, Maine in 1985 
This Portland lawyer was once the U.S. Senate Majority Leader, chairman of Walt Disney, and a U.S. special envoy to the Middle East 
Arts and Culture
This historic house, built in 1800, is located at the Portland Museum of Art 
This private art school, established in 1882, aims to 'educate artists for life.' 
This 1,900 seat auditorium is Portland's primary performance space 
Exchange Street is a primary road in this thriving district on Portland's waterfront 
Though physically in Cape Elizabeth, this famous lighthouse marks the entrance into Portland Harbor 
Designated as a National Historic Landmark in 2006, this maritime signal tower is the only one of its kind left in the United States 
This military fort off Portland's coast was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 
This 55-acre public park in downtown Portland is home to a pond and the Portland Farmers Market, among other features 
Sports Venues
This building is home to the Maine Red Claws, Maine's state basketball team 
Portland Phoenix FC calls this stadium home 
This field, established in 1994, is home to Maine's baseball team: The Portland Sea Dogs 
The Portland branch of the East Coast Hockey League is forecast to call this arena home beginning in 2018 
A portion of the runway of the Portland International Jetport is actually located in this neighboring city 
The Cat is a ferry that runs from Portland to Yarmouth, in this Canadian province 
Portland contains two interstate routes. Name one. 
This train service connects Portland with eight towns and cities to the south, ending at Boston, Massachusetts 
Sister Cities
This Russian city lies on the Northern Dvina River on the White Sea 
This town, on the North Coast of Haiti, is the capital of the department of Nord 
This ancient Greek city is the capital of the island of Lesbos and the Northern Aegean Region 
This Japanese city is more densely populated than Monaco and lies within the Tokyo prefecture 

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