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Item 1281

Benedict Arnold letter, along the Dead River, 1775

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1775 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 6775

Copy of letter from Capt. Mowat to Adm. Graves, 1775

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1775 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 1280

Benedict Arnold letter to Capt. Farnsworth, 1775

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1775-09-29 Location: Augusta Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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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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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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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.

Site Pages

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Skowhegan Community History - Benedict Arnold's March

1775 letter from G.Washington to B. ArnoldItem Contributed byMaine Historical Society On September 13, 1775 Benedict Arnold and the army left to go…

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Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

… expedition to Quebec led by Benedict Arnold in 1775. They were attempting to take control of the fortress at Quebec City then held by the British.

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Skowhegan Community History - Early Settlement in Skowhegan

Then in the year 1775, Benedict Arnold came up the river with many troops and bateaux and crossed the island.

My Maine Stories

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The centuries-long history of Passamaquoddy Veterans
by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office

Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland