Search Results

Keywords: Colonization

Historical Items

View All Showing 2 of 12 Showing 3 of 12

Item 28379

G.W. Pierce on religious convert, Brunswick, ca. 1825

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1825 Location: Brunswick; Baldwin Media: Ink on paper

  view a full transcription

Item 7917

Sebastien Rasles strongbox, ca. 1721

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1721 Location: Norridgewock Media: Wood, copper, leather

Item 7494

Map of New England, New York, ca. 1676

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1676 Media: ink on paper

Exhibits

View All Showing 2 of 4 Showing 3 of 4

Exhibit

Les Raquetteurs

In the early 1600s, French explorers and colonizers in the New World quickly adopted a Native American mode of transportation to get around during the harsh winter months: the snowshoe. Most Northern societies had some form of snowshoe, but the Native Americans turned it into a highly functional item. French settlers named snowshoes "raquettes" because they resembled the tennis racket then in use.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

View All Showing 2 of 3 Showing 3 of 3

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - In the beginning, there were the Wabanaki…

1780Item Contributed byAbbe Museum European colonization of Wabanaki Country began in the early 1600s.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Bell, (5) Harold J. Spear, (6) Colon L. Dyar, (7) George E. Fletcher, (8) Vance E. Hammond, (9) J. Elmo Morse. Sixth Row: (1) Orris B.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Village School 1905

Bell, (5) Harold J. Spear, (6) Colon L. Dyar, (7) George E. Fletcher, (8) Vance E. Hammond, (9) J. Elmo Morse. Sixth Row: (1) Orris B.

My Maine Stories

View All Showing 1 of 1 Showing 1 of 1

Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement