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Item 20814

Jarvis letter concerning Maine boundaries, 1832

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1832 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 34148

Black Point, Scarborough, ca. 1741

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1741 Location: Scarborough Media: Paper on cardboard

Item 6642

Cartoon of Northeast Boundary dispute

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1842 Location: Fort Kent Media: Pen and ink on paper


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Settling along the Androscoggin and Kennebec

The Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick was a land company formed in 1714 and it set out to settle lands along the Androscoggin and Kennebec Rivers in Maine.


Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.


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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Surry by the Bay - Weathervane Dispute

Weathervane Dispute New Surry Grammar School, 1952Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Text by Lynn Bonsey Images contributed by Surry…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

From immigration to labor disputes, from tycoons to industrial innovation, Hall Quarry was a microcosm of national trends.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - First balloon ascension, Bangor, 1857

… I made a vow that from that day out I would never dispute any science projected by man untill it was fully demonstrated that it was a failure or an…