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Item 55345

Title: Recreated bellarmine jug, Popham Colony, ca. 1600

Contributed by: Maine State Museum

Date: circa 1600

Location: Phippsburg

Media: pottery

Item 55347

Title: Cabasset cheek piece from Popham Colony, Phippsburg, ca. 1607-1608

Contributed by: Maine State Museum

Date: circa 1607

Location: Phippsburg

Media: iron, steel

Item 61117

Title: Roves, Popham Colony, ca. 1607

Contributed by: Maine State Museum

Date: circa 1607

Location: Phippsburg; Phippsburg

Media: Iron

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Exhibit

Raleigh Gilbert, Popham Colony, ca. 1607

Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.