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Item 6775

Copy of letter from Capt. Mowat to Adm. Graves, 1775

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1775

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 6155

Bombardment of Tripoli

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1803

Location: Tripoli

Media: oil on canvas

Item 17046

Missing in action letter, 1944

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1944

Location: Gneixendorf; South Portland

Media: Ink on paper

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Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720

The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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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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Henry Thurston Clark trunk, ca. 1872

Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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Silhouette of Zilpah and Stephen Longfellow

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Longfellow Era: 1807-1901

… and father had moved following Falmouth's bombardment in 1775 by the British. His grandfather had been Falmouth's first schoolmaster and his father…