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Item 81321

Tisbury Manor Daughters of the American Revolution, Monson, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Monson

Media: Photographic print

Item 9097

Letter from Benedict Arnold to Samuel Chace

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1777-02-12

Location: Providence

Media: Ink on paper

Item 22428

Alice Greele's tavern, Portland

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1775

Location: Portland

Media: Pencil, pen on paper

Exhibits Showing 3 of 30 View All

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Benedict Arnold

Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.

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George Washington at Monmouth

A Soldier's Declaration of Independence

William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.

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Portrait of John Hancock, 1765

John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

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Brigadier General Benedict Arnold

Skowhegan Community History - Benedict Arnold's March

Benedict ArnoldItem Contributed byMaine Historical Society During the early stages of the revolution, George Washington gave orders for Benedict…

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Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

Later, after the American Revolution, the cutting, sawing and transporting of enormous amounts of both pine and spruce boards began.

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Bloomfield Academy Building

Skowhegan Community History - Bloomfield Academy

Bloomfield Academy Bloomfield AcademyItem Contributed bySkowhegan History House The Canaan Academy was first incorporated by the court of…

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

Love is greater than peace, For peace is founded upon love

by Parivash Rohani


My journey from Iran to Maine

Story

The centuries-long history of Passamaquoddy Veterans

by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office


Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland