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Historical Items

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Item 6242

Pere Pole deposition, Hallowell, 1793

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1793-07-19 Location: Hallowell Media: Ink on paper

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Item 6883

St. John and Penobscot Rivers map, 1798

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1798-05-08 Location: Pleasant Point Media: Ink on paper

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Item 6066

Pere Pole deposition, Hallowell, 1793

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1793-07-19 Location: Hallowell Media: Paper and ink

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Exhibits

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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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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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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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

… Kennebec was a throughfare for traveling bands of Indians, including the Abenaki tribe of Algonquins.

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Lincoln, Maine - Catholic Church

By the mid-1800s, the Penobscot Indians had been practicing Catholicism for years, after being converted by European settlers.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - I. Canoes and Clamshells: The Pre-European Settlement Years

A notable example of the latter category is Carrying Place, a strip of land across which Native American canoes could be portaged.

My Maine Stories

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The Journey Home
by Gina Brooks

I am a Maliseet artist from the St. Mary’s First Nation, my work is about our connection to the land