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Item 33918

Mariner's Compass, 1791

Contributed by: Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.

Date: circa 1791

Location: Blue Hill

Media: Pen and Ink and Watercolor on paper

Item 11977

Plan of part of the Eastern Shore, 1753

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1753

Media: Ink on paper

Item 12399

Map of Draper's Claim, near Bath, 1795

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1795

Media: Ink on paper, wash, map

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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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Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.


Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910

Blue Hill, Maine

The history of a small, but vibrant, Downeast village as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include Blue Hill Historical Society, Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill Consolidated School, George Stevens Academy, the Bay School, and the Jonathan Fisher House. Some of the topics covered include the arts, Jonathan Fisher, the Blue Hill Fair, Rusticators, the Civil War, education, and shipbuilding.