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Item 12397

Dr. Silvester Gardiner's tract, Alna, 1761

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1759-12-29 Location: Alna Media: Ink on paper, map

Item 10292

Broad axe, Alna, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1800 Location: Alna Media: Forged Iron

Item 67429

Narrow Gauge Train Derailment, Alna, 1905

Contributed by: Winslow Historical Preservation Committee Date: 1905-09-12 Location: Alna Media: Photograph on torn matboard


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Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.


Raising Fish

Mainers began propagating fish to stock ponds and lakes in the mid 19th century. The state got into the business in the latter part of the century, first concentrating on Atlantic salmon, then moving into raising other species for stocking rivers, lakes, and ponds.


A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Prison is Established - 1823

… 1772, graduated from Yale in 1791 and settled in Alna, ME. He was an engineer during the War of 1812 and later practiced medicine in Boothbay and…

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Caribou Public Library

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