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Item 1281

Benedict Arnold letter, along the Dead River, 1775

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1775 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 1280

Benedict Arnold letter to Capt. Farnsworth, 1775

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1775-09-29 Location: Augusta Media: Ink on paper

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Benedict Arnold, ca. 1780

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1780 Media: Engraving

Online Exhibits

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Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.

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Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan: "A Place To Watch"

… bringing with it a growing workforce of French Canadians, Irish, and other newly arriving ethnic groups.

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Skowhegan Community History - Bloomfield Academy

Bloomfield Academy Bloomfield AcademyItem Contributed bySkowhegan History House The Canaan Academy was first incorporated by the court of…

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Skowhegan Community History - Early Settlement in Skowhegan

Early Settlement in Skowhegan Weston gravestone X Oldest cemetary in town X Samuel Weston home X By Jordan Everett The year was 1771…