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Historical Items

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Item 102124

James Monroe to John Holmes regarding the Treaty of Ghent, 1816

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1816-01-24 Location: Washington Media: Ink on paper

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Item 105006

Commemorative Monroe Indian peace medal, ca. 1840

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1817 Media: Bronze

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Item 76531

Surgeon Thompson to Gen. Shepley, Point Lookout, MD, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Point Lookout; New Orleans Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 63652

13 Monroe Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James H. McDonald Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 63650

14 Monroe Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James H. McDonald Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 63653

15 Monroe Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James H. McDonald Use: Dwelling - Single family

Online Exhibits

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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.

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State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

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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.

Site Pages

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Historic Clothing Collection - Sally Holmes's evening gown, ca. 1824 - Page 1 of 2

… this evening gown in Washington, DC during James Monroe's administration from 1817-1825 when her husband, John Holmes, served as one of Maine's…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

James Lawrence Luther’s younger brother James joined the 11th Maine and served under him. He, too, was wounded in the battle of Deep Bottom but…