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Keywords: Early works to 1800.

Historical Items

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Item 11729

Land surveyed for Hugh Wilson, Topsham, 1761

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1761-01-01 Location: Topsham Media: Ink on paper

Item 11732

Map of Topsham, ca. 1760

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1760 Location: Topsham Media: Ink on paper

Item 11720

Middle Bay, Brunswick, 1740

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1740-09-29 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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Settling along the Androscoggin and Kennebec

The Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick was a land company formed in 1714 and it set out to settle lands along the Androscoggin and Kennebec Rivers in Maine.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Northern Threads: Colonial and 19th century fur trade

A vignette in "Northern Threads: Two centuries of dress at Maine Historical Society Part 1," this fur trade mini-exhibition discusses the environmental and economic impact of the fur trade in Maine through the 19th century.

Site Pages

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1800-1830 - Page 1 of 2

1800-1830 Lucia Wadsworth's "assembly dress," Portland, ca. 1799Maine Historical Society Slender cotton gown, Buckfield, ca.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1800-1830 - Page 2 of 2

1800-1830 Gown with leaf motif, ca. 1825Maine Historical Society As of 2020, the MHS collection includes no examples of 1820s colored cotton…

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 1 of 2

… Federal Period houses, the Foster House, built in 1800 in East Machias, the Perkins-Witherle House in Castine, the McCobb House of 1806 in…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide