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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1800
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum
Date: circa 1741
Media: Paper on cardboard
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Address: 238 Forest Avenue, Portland
Owner in 1924: Maynard D. Hanson
Address: 248-252 Forest Avenue, Portland
Owner in 1924: Forest City Filling Station
Use: Washing Stand
The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.
Hannah Pierce (1788-1873) of West Baldwin, who remained single, was the educated daughter of a moderately wealthy landowner and businessman. She stayed at the family farm throughout her life, operating the farm and her various investments -- always in close touch with her siblings.
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.