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Item 4325

Early Bath area map, 1719

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1718-01-28

Location: Brunswick

Media: ink on paper, col.

Item 5956

Skinner estate map, Topsham, 1766

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1766-06-15

Location: Topsham

Media: Pen and paper

Item 5314

Plan of rivers of Saco and Kennebunk, 1731

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1731

Media: Ink on paper

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Map of coastal Maine forts, 1723

The Devil and the Wilderness

Anglo-Americans in northern New England sometimes interpreted their own anxieties about the Wilderness, their faith, and their conflicts with Native Americans as signs that the Devil and his handmaidens, witches, were active in their midst.

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Battleship filling with coal at Lamoine Coaling Station, ca. 1910

Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature

Highlights from the history of what is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Maine. The site was created by a partnership between MDI High School, Mount Desert Elementary School, and a number of supporting organizations: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Historical Society, the Jesup Memorial Library, Great Harbor Maritime Museum, and the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society. Exhibits cover Northeast Harbor, the Granite industry, Bar Harbor’s Building of Arts, the Green Mountain Railway, the Bryants and the Rockefellers, and steamboats.


Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.