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