Keywords: Aroostook War, 1842
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Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Date: circa 1840
Title: Lord Ashburton, ca. 1845
Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society
Date: circa 1845
Location: Fort Kent
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Location: Saco; Bangor; Madawaska
Media: Ink on paper
From the Treaty of Paris that ended the American Revolution in 1783 to the Webster-Ashburton Treaty in 1842, the northern border of Maine -- and the United States -- was uncertain and a source of considerable tension between the U.S. and Britain.
The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.