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Historical Items

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Item 15811

James A. MacLauchlan, New Brunswick, ca. 1840

Contributed by: Kings Landing Historical Settlement Date: circa 1840 Media: oil paint on canvas

Item 11830

Map of the country explored, Maine and New Brunswick

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1817 Media: Ink on paper, wash, map

Item 9714

Nouvelle Ecossee ou Partie oriental du canada, 1756

Contributed by: Acadian Archives Date: 1756 Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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The Irish on the Docks of Portland

Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.