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Item 6277

Abyssinian Church, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Pencil on paper

Item 9245

Creation of the Abyssinian Congregational Church

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1835-07-27 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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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.