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Historical Items

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Item 153

Gov. William King (1768-1852)

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Media: Photographic print

Item 5208

Third phase, burning of Old South Church, Bath, 1854

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1854-07-06 Location: Bath Media: Oil on canvas

Exhibits

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 1 of 4

… to the resulting mudflats and seed from salt-tolerant grasses took root and began to spread. Thus began the growth and development of the marsh we…