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Item 10115

Fort Kent Block House

Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society

Date: 1910

Location: Fort Kent

Media: Photographic print

Item 10778

Edgecomb block house, 1896

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1896

Location: Edgecomb

Media: Photographic print

Item 7542

St. Georges Fort plan, Phippsburg, 1607

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1607-11-07

Location: Phippsburg

Media: Ink on linen

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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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West W. Cooper, Union, 1861

For the Union: Civil War Deaths

More than 9,000 Maine soldiers and sailors died during the Civil War while serving with Union forces. This exhibit tells the stories of a few of those men.

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Lt. Charles Bridges request for coffins, Port Hudson, 1864

Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

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Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910

Blue Hill, Maine - Blue Hill Spearheads Development on the Downeast Coast

… and he encouraged the General Court to build a fortification at the mouth of the Penobscot. Soon Fort Pownall was constructed at a place called…