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Keywords: Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site

Historical Items

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Item 26994

Wine Glass Stem, ca. 1750

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: circa 1750 Location: Bristol Media: Glass Negative

Item 26992

Native American Projectile Point

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: circa 1400 Location: Bristol Media: Stone

Item 26907

Bone Hair Brush From the 1600s

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: circa 1692 Location: Bristol Media: Bone, bristles

Exhibits

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Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

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A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.