Chief Sopiel Selmore, Pleasant Point, 1901

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Passamaquoddy Tribal Chief Sopiel Selmore's portrait is hand tinted. He was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution. His name sometimes is spelled "Sapiel."

His father, Selmore Soctomah, was a captain in the marines and an Indian scout for the Maine Militia in the American Revolution. Chief Selmore was born in 1803.

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About This Item

  • Title: Chief Sopiel Selmore, Pleasant Point, 1901
  • Creator: Charles E. Brown
  • Creation Date: circa 1901
  • Subject Date: circa 1901
  • Location: Perry, Washington County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 46 cm x 30 cm
  • Local Code: Photographs--OS--Large--Box 6; 2002.500.43
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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