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Item 6777

Title: Capt. Mowat's warning to Falmouth, 1775

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1775-10-16

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 11251

Title: Portrait of Nathaniel Barrell, 1816

Contributed by: Museums of Old York

Date: 1816

Location: York

Media: Oil on wood

Item 1283

Title: Letter describing burning of Falmouth, 1775

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1776-02-16

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Benedict Arnold

Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.

Exhibit

Letter from POW camp, 1944

Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

Exhibit

Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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Site

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

Kings Landing Historical Settlement

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

Site

View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay

The Downeast community's history as presented by a broad-based team of representatives from Surry Elementary School and Surry Historical Society. Topics covered include the Surry Opera House and Surry Playhouse, the Surry Village School and education over time in the community, sawmills, and early property owner Phebe Fowler. Students scanned and transcribed a large number of the items digitized for the project.

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.