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Keywords: Treaties

Historical Items

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Item 16149

Letter concerning Indian treaties, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1749 - 1864 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 8955

Copy of a Seneca Indian treaty with the British, 1764

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1764 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 20168

Peace announcement, 1815

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1815 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Samantha Smith's Questions

Samantha Smith, a Manchester schoolgirl, gained international fame in 1983 by asking Soviet leader Yuri Andropov whether he intended to start a nuclear war and then visiting the Soviet Union to be reassured that no one there wanted war.

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Maine's 20th Regiment

The War was not going well for the Union and in the summer of 1862, when President Lincoln called for an additional 300,000 troops, it was not a surprise to see so many men enlist in an attempt to bring proper leadership into the Army.

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Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - War of 1812

Word of the treaty reached Hampden in February of that year. Back to Incorporation Continue to Expansion

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Lincoln, Maine - Aroostook War

… in this war and the entire thing was solved by a treaty rather than warfare. The dispute lasted from 1838 to 1839.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Early Settlement

… French and Indian Wars ended with the Paris Peace Treaty which ensured the safety of settlers from attack.