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Historical Items

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Item 25680

Indian attacks, Brunswick area, 1756

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1756 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

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Item 7349

Report on the French and Indians, August 14, 1708

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1708 Location: Albany Media: Ink on paper

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Item 25679

Account of death of Thomas Means, Cousins Island, 1756

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1756 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Father Rasles, the Indians and the English

Father Sebastien Rasle, a French Jesuit, ran a mission for Indians at Norridgewock and, many English settlers believed, encouraged Indian resistance to English settlement. He was killed in a raid on the mission in 1724 that resulted in the remaining Indians fleeing for Canada.

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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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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

Views about slavery were brought to the forefront of society, and in Biddeford, this was most famously captured when Frederick Douglass was denied…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

Civil War Intersection of Main and Alfred Streets, Biddeford, 1872 Item 25226 infoMcArthur Public Library The Civil War impacted the…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

Civil War Civil War draftee advertisement, Biddeford, 1863 Item 34782 infoMcArthur Public Library Starting in 1861-62 the city appropriated…

My Maine Stories

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The centuries-long history of Passamaquoddy Veterans
by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office

Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland