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Item 16499

Title: Death of King Phillip engraving

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1881

Location: Mount Hope; Mount Hope

Media: Ink on paper

Item 22345

Title: Thaddeus Clark letter on King Philip's War, 1676

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1676-06-14

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 25775

Title: Benjamin Church, ca. 1675

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1881

Location: Mount Hope

Media: Engraving, ink on paper

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King Tavern and Customs House, Bath, ca. 1910

William King

Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.