Finding Katahdin: An Exploration of Maine's Past

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Finding Katahdin (University of Maine Press, 2001) explores the history of Maine from pre-contact through the 20th Century.

Finding Katahdin, an educational resource created in 2001-02, through a partnership between the University of Maine Press and Maine Historical Society, explores many aspect of Maine history. However, like most publications and online resources, the information and perspectives contained in Finding Katahdin warrant re-evaluation over time.

In order to ensure resources reflect up-to-date research and pedagogical theory as much as possible, we have archived the lesson plans specifically related to Finding Katahdin. For updated educational resources and lesson plans about Maine history, please visit the Maine Memory Network’s education page.

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