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Item 25680

Title: Indian attacks, Brunswick area, 1756

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1756

Location: Brunswick

Media: Ink on paper

Item 7349

Title: Report on the French and Indians, August 14, 1708

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1708-08-14

Location: Albany

Media: Ink on paper

Item 25679

Title: Account of death of Thomas Means, Cousins Island, 1756

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1756-05-10

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

'Death of Father Sebastian Rale,' 1856

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.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Site

Champlain's map of Saco Bay and the Saco River, 1605

Biddeford History & Heritage Project

Highlights of Biddeford history presented by McArthur Public Library, Biddeford Historical Society, and Biddeford High School’s Project ASPIRE class. The site explores shipbuilding, the Civil War homefront, women’s clubs, influential residents, and some of the city’s famous artists and inventors.