State capitol, Augusta, ca. 1910

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State capitol, Augusta, ca. 1910

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Description

A postcard shows the Maine State House in Augusta.

The State House was built between 1829 and 1832, when the Legislature first convened in the new building.

When Maine became a state in 1820, the Portland was the capital. It was moved to Augusta because that city was more central.

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About This Item

  • Title: State capitol, Augusta, ca. 1910
  • Creator: Hugh C. Leighton & Co., Portland, ME.
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Town: Augusta
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 4014: Augusta
  • Collection: Postcard collection
  • Object Type: Image

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