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Historical Items

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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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Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

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: 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.

Site Pages

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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…