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Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society
Date: circa 1935
Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society
Date: circa 1890
Location: Fort Kent
Media: Metal, glass
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.
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.
Three cemeteries -- all of which were in Westbrook during the Civil War -- contain headstones of Civil War soldiers. The inscriptions and embellishments on the stones offer insight into sentiments of the eras when the soldiers died.
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Mathematician Mariner's Compass, 1791 Item 33918 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. This mariner's compass was also a study project at…
Shipbuilding Mariner's Compass, ca. 1850 Item 13932 infoMaine Historical Society The first record of the Perkins family of shipbuilders is…
… Transportation Text by David Thibodeau Ship Compass, Islesboro, ca. 1940Item Contributed byIslesboro Historical Society SInce arriving in…
My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All
by Bill Hinderer
An allegory about my service in the Vietnam War
by Earlene Chadbourne
Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima