Keywords: Indian village (Portland, Me.)
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…