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Item 103558

Solomon Hopkins house, Coopers Mills, Whitefield, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Whitefield Historical Society Date: circa 1906 Location: Whitefield Media: Postcard

Item 98975

8 Portland Street, Bridgton, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Bridgton Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: Bridgton Media: Ink on paper and photograph

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Item 101867

7 Chase Street, Bridgton, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Bridgton Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: Bridgton Media: Ink on paper and photograph

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Tax Records

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Exhibits

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Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.

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Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

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The British capture and occupation of Eastport 1814-1818

The War of 1812 ended in December 1814, but Eastport continued to be under British control for another four years. Eastport was the last American territory occupied by the British from the War of 1812 to be returned to the United States. Except for the brief capture of two Aleutian Islands in Alaska by the Japanese in World War II, it was the last time since 2018 that United States soil was occupied by a foreign government.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Second Generation & Permanent Structures at Asticou

… -- later bought out all of his siblings’ and their heirs’ interests in Lot 67 after his father, John II, died in 1868. Third Generation...

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Third Generation and Beyond

… and his wife, Maria Theresa Cadillac DeGregoire, heirs to the 1691 French Grant of Mount Desert Island from King Louis XIV.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 2 of 4

… their animals, later deeding these lots to their heirs. A 1784 survey of the marsh by Moses Banks noted owners of marsh lots at that time.