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Item 7350

Title: Letter about Abenaki village raid, 1721

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1721-01-21

Location: Norridgewock; Brunswick

Media: ink on paper

Item 97580

Title: Pvt. John Sheahan on 'great raid,' Virginia, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863-05-09

Location: Dennysville; Richmond

Media: Ink on paper

Item 12399

Title: Map of Draper's Claim, near Bath, 1795

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1795

Media: Ink on paper, wash, map

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Civil Defense Week End poster, 1958

Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.


'Death of Father Sebastian Rale,' 1856

Father Rasles, the Indians and the English

Father Sebastien Rasle, a French Jesuit, ran a mission for Indians at Norridgewock and, many English settlers believed, encouraged Indian resistance to English settlement. He was killed in a raid on the mission in 1724 that resulted in the remaining Indians fleeing for Canada.