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Item 10024

Fort Kent Blockhouse

Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society

Date: 1839

Location: Fort Kent

Media: Photographic print

Item 28938

New Brunswick border dispute proclamation, 1839

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1839-02-13

Location: Fredericton

Media: Ink on paper

Item 11771

Calais Frontier Guard banner

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1839

Media: Oil and gold leaf on silk

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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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Custom House, Portland, ca. 1910

Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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Map of Maine, 1905

The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.

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Lincoln, Maine - Aroostook War

… I was someone who was living at the time of the Aroostook War (also known as the “Pork and Beans War” and the “Lumberjack War”), I would be nervous…

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Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Train Crossing the Aroostook River Bridge, Presque Isle, c. 1990

Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Train Crossing the Aroostook River Bridge, Presque Isle, c. 1990

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Train Crossing the Aroostook River Bridge, Presque Isle, c. 1990 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society…