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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: Museums of Old York
Media: Oil on wood
A fleet of privateers and hastily recruited soldiers failed to stop the British from occupying Majabigwaduce on Penobscot Bay in 1779. The disastrous Penobscot Expedition left the area, later known as Castine, to the British and a loyalist colony called New Ireland.