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Historical Items

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Item 20760

Baron St. Castin (1650-1712)

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1670 Media: Ink on paper, etching

Item 105092

German Schilling coin, Castine, 1667

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1667 Location: Castine Media: Metal

Item 105079

Bolivian Two Reales Cob coin, Castine, 1769

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1769 Location: Castine Media: Silver

Online Exhibits

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Indians, Furs, and Economics

When Europeans arrived in North America and disrupted traditional Native American patterns of life, they also offered other opportunities: trade goods for furs. The fur trade had mixed results for the Wabanaki.


State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?


Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.