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Historical Items

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Item 6242

Pere Pole deposition, July 19, 1793

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1793-07-19 Location: Hallowell Media: Ink on paper, manuscript

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Item 6066

Pere Pole deposition, Hallowell, 1793

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1793-07-19 Location: Hallowell Media: Paper and ink

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Item 6851

Indian map, Lake Vermillion, Sandy Point

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1825 Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

The village was the geographic center with a state road running through its center featuring a town hall, grange hall, two stores, churches, a…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

It is unclear when the Native Americans first came to the area they referred to as the “great intervale”.