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Item 100531

Letter concerning discovery of slate vein in Brownville, 1833

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Location: Brownville

Media: Ink on paper

Item 7489

Nova Anglia, Novum Belgium et Virginia

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1642

Media: Map, ink on paper

Item 7490

Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova, ca. 1635

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1635

Media: Map, ink on paper

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Grand Falls Expedition party, Labrador, 1891

Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.

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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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Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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Bowdoin group at Negro Island Harbor, Nova Scotia, 1891

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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Comfort Manchester Stanley, Trenton, ca. 1885

Trenton Cemetery & Keeping Society

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Shaw & Clark Sewing Machine, Biddeford, ca. 1865

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Artists and Inventors of Biddeford

… Public Library It was an atmosphere ripe for discovery of new ways of doing things. Whether it was portraying a "Mad Miser" in the theater…