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Historical Items

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Item 12560

Plan of lots on Sheepscot Pond, Palermo, 1806

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1806-06-27 Location: Palermo Media: Ink on paper, map

Item 12203

Benjamin and Nehemiah Turner's plan containing 200 acres, Palermo, 1806

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1806-06-18 Location: Palermo Media: Ink on paper, map

Item 22217

John Dillingham letter from Palermo, 1846

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1846 Location: Palermo; Freeport Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 63144

47 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Felice Palermo Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

For the Union: Civil War Deaths

More than 9,000 Maine soldiers and sailors died during the Civil War while serving with Union forces. This exhibit tells the stories of a few of those men.

Exhibit

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.