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Item 81321

Tisbury Manor Daughters of the American Revolution, Monson, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Monson

Media: Photographic print

Item 15489

Houlton Daughters of the American Revolution, 1922

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1922

Location: Houlton

Media: Photographic print

Item 9097

Letter from Benedict Arnold to Samuel Chace

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1777-02-12

Location: Providence

Media: Ink on paper

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Benedict Arnold

Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.

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George Washington at Monmouth

A Soldier's Declaration of Independence

William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.

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Letter from POW camp, 1944

Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

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Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

Later, after the American Revolution, the cutting, sawing and transporting of enormous amounts of both pine and spruce boards began.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Biddeford's Movers & Shakers

… history, from the time of the American Revolution to recent history -- giving just a taste of the city's richly varied citizenship.

Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - Lakewood Theater

In previous years, it had been a Native American settlement. Later that year, the park became formally known as Lakewood Theater.

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The centuries-long history of Passamaquoddy Veterans

by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office


Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland