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Historical Items

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Susan Neptune, Fannie Newell, and Mary Frances at the Maine Centennial, Portland, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1920 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

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Susan Neptune at the "Indian Village" during the Maine Centennial, Portland, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1920 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

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Horace Nicholas guides Governor Milliken in canoe, Portland, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1920 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Exhibits

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Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

The name "New" Portland was thus due to its roots to the original Portland. People came to live there in 1783, but the town was officially…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 1 of 4

In 1780, an Indian named Pierpole moved to the area that is now Strong. His wife was Hannah Susup, and they had six children: Molly Pierpole, Molly…

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… Memorial Library 1700s 1754 – 1763 • Maine Indians forced north into eastern Maine during French and Indian War 1755 • British deport Acadians to…