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Item 18634

Colonial Hall

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1925

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Photographic print

Item 35320

Restored Bellarmine Stoneware Jug, Bristol, 1610

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands

Date: 1610

Location: Bristol

Media: Redware

Item 20301

Society of Colonial Wars, Portland, 1903

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1903-06-26

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

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Item 37131

7 Colonial Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Harry C Libby

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 37139

23 Colonial Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Perley W Stevens

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 37172

40 Colonial Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles B Harper

Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Office

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Raleigh Gilbert, Popham Colony, ca. 1607

Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.

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Draper's claim northeast of Bath, 1795

Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.

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Southern Cross commemorative print, ca. 1928

Big Timber: the Mast Trade

Britain was especially interested in occupying Maine during the Colonial era to take advantage of the timber resources. The tall, straight, old growth white pines were perfect for ships' masts to help supply the growing Royal Navy.

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Copy of Major Phillips sale of lands to Richard Russell, Biddeford, 1673

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - III. An undercurrent of danger: Colonial Biddeford

III. An undercurrent of danger: Colonial Biddeford Copy of Major Phillips sale of lands to Richard Russell, Biddeford, 1673Item Contributed…

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Pike pole, Stockholm. ca. 1930

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony Pike pole, Stockholm. ca. 1930 Item 19542 infoStockholm Historical Society Hand…

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Adze. Stockholm. c. 1930

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony Adze. Stockholm. c. 1930 Item 19524 infoStockholm Historical Society Adzes.