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Item 12398

Early map of the Sheepscot River, 1816

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1816-01-08

Location: Somerville; Whitefield; Windsor

Media: Ink on paper, map

Item 12939

Henry May, James Larking lot, near the Sheepscot River, 1805

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1805-11-25

Media: Ink on paper

Item 4324

Map # 52. Androscoggin and Kennebec Rivers

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1720

Media: ink on paper

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Draper's claim northeast of Bath, 1795

Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

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.


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.


Map of Maine, 1905

The Shape of Maine

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.