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Historical Items

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Item 7287

Wesumbe deed, Nov. 28, 1668

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1668-11-28 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 20270

Indian deed granting lands to Richard Wharton

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1684-07-07 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 8895

Chennusio Indian treaty with the British, 1764

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1764 Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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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.

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Giving Thanks

Cultures from the ancient Greeks and Chinese to contemporary societies have set aside time to give thanks, especially for the harvest. In 1941, the United States set a permanent date for the observance.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War & Biddeford

Thus far we boast of deeds, not words, and while other localities may have more loudly proclaimed their devotion to our country's cause, none have in…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 2 of 4

… lot (or lots) for grazing their animals, later deeding these lots to their heirs. A 1784 survey of the marsh by Moses Banks noted owners of marsh…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 1 of 4

Alger Deed X A second settlement was established across the river at Blue Point in 1636. A year before Cammock's patent had been granted, the…