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Item 12561

Title: Lots on Tinkham's Pond, Kennebec Patent, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1800

Location: Chelsea; Whitefield

Media: Ink on paper, map

Item 4318

Title: Androscoggin River above Lewiston, ca. 1750

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1750

Location: Turner; Livermore; Wayne; Leeds

Media: ink on paper

Item 68913

Title: Scarborough landowners, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1800

Location: Scarborough

Media: Ink on paper

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Map of J. Robinson lot, Topsham, 1761

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.


Locket of George Washington's hair

Lock of George Washington's Hair

Correspondence between Elizabeth Wadsworth, her father Peleg Wadsworth and Martha Washington's secretary about the gift of a lock of George Washington's hair to Eliza.


Polly Warren sampler, Gorham, ca. 1800

Samplers: Learning to Sew

Settlers' clothing had to be durable and practical to hold up against hard work and winters. From the 1700s to the mid 1800s, the women of Maine learned to sew by making samplers.

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John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer

John Martin (1823-1904) of Bangor began in 1864 looking back at his life, family, business and recreational experiences and recording those events and thoughts -- with narrative and illustrations -- for his children. Martin called himself an "expert accountant," but he was interested in architecture, dance, fashion, gardening, politics, business, religion, and the world around him.


Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.


Bridge Under Construction at East New Portland November 29th, 1923

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

A multi-village history of this western Maine town as created by students and teachers from MSAD #74, the New Portland Community Library, and the New Portland Historical Society. Exhibits are divided into sections examining North New Portland Village, East New Portland Village, and West New Portland Village.