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Item 9435

Title: Indian Land Claims settlement, 1980

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1980-03-28

Location: Augusta

Media: Photoprint

Item 5957

Title: William Patten land, Topsham, 1771

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1771-04-12

Location: Bowdoinham

Media: Pen and paper

Item 6067

Title: John Dunlop's deposition regarding land

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1792-05-10

Media: Paper and ink

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Exhibit

Indian Land Claims settlement, 1980

Land Claims, Economic Opportunities?

The landmark 1980 Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act provided $81.6 million to Maine Indians for economic development, land purchase and other purposes. The money and increased land holdings, however, have not solved economic and employment issues for Maine Indians.

Exhibit

Map of J. Robinson lot, Topsham, 1761

Settling along the Androscoggin and Kennebec

The Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick was a land company formed in 1714 and it set out to settle lands along the Androscoggin and Kennebec Rivers in Maine.

Exhibit

Draper's claim northeast of Bath, 1795

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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Site

Old Homestead Ginger Beer, Saint Stephen and Calais, c. 1900

Kings Landing Historical Settlement

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Site

Battleship filling with coal at Lamoine Coaling Station, ca. 1910

Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands

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Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.