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Plan of the British and American positions, Aroostook War

Contributed by Maine State Museum

Map of Northern Maine depicting the disposition of Maine Militia, U.S. Army and British troops during the border dispute known as the Aroostook War. The conflict was settled by the Webster-Ashburton Treaty of 1842 establishing the present Maine border with Canada.

The positions were plotted by an eye witness, 1843.

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  • Title: Plan of the British and American positions, Aroostook War
  • Creator: Dearborn, Nathaniel
  • Creation Date: 1843
  • Subject Date: 1843
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 26 cm x 28 cm
  • Local Code: 78.6.1
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Maine State Museum
Maine State Museum, 83 state house station, Augusta, ME 04333

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