Chief Sopiel Selmore, Pleasant Point, 1901
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
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Passamaquoddy Indian Chief Sopiel Selmore's portrait is hand tinted. He was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution. His name sometimes is spelled "Sapiel."
His father, Selmore Soctoma, was a captain in the marines and an Indian scout for the Maine Militia in the American Revolution. Chief Selmore was born in 1803.
- Title: Chief Sopiel Selmore, Pleasant Point, 1901
- Creator: Brown, Charles E.
- Creation Date: circa 1901
- Subject Date: circa 1901
- Local Name: Pleasant Point
- Town: Perry
- County: Washington
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 46 cm x 30 cm
- Local Code: Photographs--OS--Large--Box 6 ; 2002.500.043
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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LC Subject Headings
Sons of the American Revolution
Selmore, Sophiel--Portrait photographs
Selmore, Sopiel--Portrait photographs
Indians of North America--Maine
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