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Item 7489

Title: Nova Anglia, Novum Belgium et Virginia

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1642

Media: Map, ink on paper

Item 7492

Title: Novi Belgii: Novaeque Angliae Nec Non partis Virginiae

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1655

Media: Map, ink on paper

Item 7493

Title: Nova Anglia Septentrionali

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1720

Media: Map ink on paper

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Map of J. Robinson lot, Topsham, 1761

Settling along the Androscoggin and Kennebec

The Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick was a land company formed in 1714 and it set out to settle lands along the Androscoggin and Kennebec Rivers in Maine.

Exhibit

Map of Maine, 1905

The Shape of Maine

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.

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Site

1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown

The history of Farmington as depicted by representatives from Farmington Historical Society, Farmington Public Library, Center for Community GIS, University of Maine at Farmington, and the Mallett School. Topics covered include education, culture, early settlers, important residents, agriculture, and a special section on maps.