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Item 10012

Acadian Flag design

Contributed by: L'Heritage Vivant Living Heritage Date: 1883 Media: fabric

Item 33431

Portland Overseers of the Poor letter on Estes family, 1832

Contributed by: Prince Memorial Library Date: 1832 Location: Portland; Cumberland Media: Printed and handwritten in ink on rag 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.


Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

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Lubec, Maine - Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor

… boat he was sailing with his brother to Prince Edward Island. Both canneries were important operations later in Seacoast Canning Co., as Plants 9…