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Item 10441

Receipt from Henry Knox to Thomas Dodds, December 12, 1788

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1788-12-12 Location: Thomaston Media: Ink on paper

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Item 39363

Fort Knox, Prospect, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Prospect Media: Glass Negative

Item 26038

Stoneworkers, Fort Knox, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: circa 1860 Location: Prospect Media: Photographic print


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For the Union: Civil War Deaths

More than 9,000 Maine soldiers and sailors died during the Civil War while serving with Union forces. This exhibit tells the stories of a few of those men.


The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.


Maine Sweets: Confections and Confectioners

From chocolate to taffy, Mainers are inventive with our sweet treats. In addition to feeding our sweet tooth, it's also an economic driver for the state.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Lime Works

… near the old Fort Wharf, located at the base of Knox Street, near where the Knox mansion had stood.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston is Incorporated - 1777

Knox, commander of the American artillery in the Revolution, Secretary of War from 1785 to 1794 and close friend of George Washington, left his…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early Wharves and Yards - 1795 to 1825

… and stores on the lower bank on Knox Street (Fort Wharf), where he established a shipyard. Montpelier still stood on the hill overlooking the…