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Item 34544

Title: Proclamation of statehood, 1820

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1820-03-16

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 29080

Title: Letter announcing Maine statehood, 1820

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1820-03-03

Media: Ink on paper

Item 9303

Title: Call for a meeting to discuss separation from Massachusetts, April 1816

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1816

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Thomas Brackett Reed lapel pin

Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.

Exhibit

King Tavern and Customs House, Bath, ca. 1910

William King

Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.