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Historical Items

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Item 1323

Stephen Hall on Penobscot Expedition, 1779

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1779-08-29 Location: Falmouth Media: Ink on paper

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Item 25164

Receipt for Penobscot Expedition service, Falmouth, 1779

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1779-07-08 Location: Castine Media: Ink on paper

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Item 7477

Copy of letter from Francis McLean to Henry Clinton, 1779

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1779-05-16 Location: Castine Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

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Big Timber: the Mast Trade

Britain was especially interested in occupying Maine during the Colonial era to take advantage of the timber resources. The tall, straight, old growth white pines were perfect for ships' masts to help supply the growing Royal Navy.

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - IV. Transitions and troubles: Private enterprise shoulders an island’s needs

… to go to a store or something it was like a major expedition. So I was not taken around to play with other kids in Minturn or something like that…