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Item 9435

Indian Land Claims settlement, 1980

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1980-03-28 Location: Augusta Media: Photoprint

Item 5957

William Patten land, Topsham, 1771

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1771-04-12 Location: Bowdoinham Media: Pen and paper

Item 6067

John Dunlop's deposition regarding land

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1792-05-10 Media: Paper and ink

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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.


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.


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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Kings Landing Historical Settlement

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Surry by the Bay - Early Settlement

Early Settlement Copy of Surry and Ellsworth map, ca. 1880Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Border Dispute Originally, Surry…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Early Settlement

Early Settlement Gravestones of John Savage and Sarah Dolliver SavageItem Contributed byNortheast Harbor Library The first generation of…