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Historical Items

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Item 31897

Incorporation of the Pepperell Manufacturing Company, Biddeford, 1844

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1844-02-16 Location: Biddeford Media: Ink on paper

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Item 28456

1806 Deed: William King to Ledyard and Palmer

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1806-11-25 Location: Bath Media: Ink on paper

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Item 76465

Baldwin, Town Warrant March 4, 1805

Contributed by: Baldwin Historical Society Date: 1805-02-11 Location: Baldwin Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Unlocking the Declaration's Secrets

Fewer than 30 copies of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence are known to exist. John Dunlap hurriedly printed copies for distribution to assemblies, conventions, committees and military officers. Authenticating authenticity of the document requires examination of numerous details of the broadside.

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Land Claims, Economic Opportunities?

The landmark 1980 Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act provided $81.6 million to Maine Indians for economic development, land purchase and other purposes. The money and increased land holdings, however, have not solved economic and employment issues for Maine Indians.

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Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.

Site Pages

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Maine and the Civil War - Regiments: Images, Documents

Regiments: Images, Documents A few of Maine's more than 50 Civil War regiments and batteries are represented here.

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City of Portland Planning & Urban Development

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Acadian Archives

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My Maine Stories

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Story

My Vietnam service detailed in Life Magazine
by Henry B. Severance III

My company's service was documented by war photographer Catherine Leroy in Life Magazine.

Story

My Paper Industry career and setting up a museum
by Sherry Judd

I worked in and around the Paper Industry all my life. Now I run Maine's Paper and Heritage Museum.