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Historical Items

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Item 12561

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 68913

Scarborough landowners, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1800 Location: Scarborough Media: Ink on paper

Item 7950

Islands in Passamaquoddy Bay, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1800 Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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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.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 0-73

… Intro: pages 0-73 Approximately 1800-early 1830s   Part 1, to page 73 John Martin (1823-1904) begins his formal accounting of his life and…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro to pages 0-46

Intro to pages 0-46   Part 1, to page 46 The section includes the Constitution of the organization, information about Acadian Hall, Wasgatts…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro to pages 47-90

Intro to pages 47-90   Part 2, pages 47-90 This section includes information about John Martin's Dancing School that was held at the Hampden…