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Chief Sopiel Selmore, Pleasant Point, 1901

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Chief Sopiel Selmore, Pleasant Point, 1901

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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.

Other Information


  • 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: color enhanced photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 46 x 30
  • Local Code: Photographs--OS--Large--Box 6 ; 2002.500.043
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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