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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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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.

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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.

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

Kings Landing Historical Settlement

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

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Copy of Surry and Ellsworth map, ca. 1880

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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Gravestones of John Savage and Sarah Dolliver Savage

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…