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Historical Items

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Item 108750

Survey of Land, Leeds, 1834

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1834-10-02 Location: Leeds Media: Ink on paper

Item 102068

"Tract of land lying in Poland," 1798

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1798 Location: Auburn; Poland; Minot; Turner Media: Ink on paper

Item 27103

Dark Harbor Cottages Poster, Islesboro, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Islesboro Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records

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Item 86699

Cold Storage, Union Wharf (leased land), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canal National Bank Use: Cold Storage

Item 86849

422-426 Commercial Street (leased land), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elias Hersey Roofing Company Use: Storage for Roof material

Item 57552

65 Hanover Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dirigo Title Land Company Use: Dwelling - Two family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109807

House for Mountain Park Land Co., Lewiston, 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1895 Location: Lewiston Client: Mountain Park Land Company Architect: George M. Coombs

Item 111306

Central Maine Power Company office, Brunswick, 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1926 Location: Brunswick Client: Central Maine Power Company Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 109116

R.B. Dunning Company warehouse building, Bangor, 1952-1954

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1952–1954 Location: Bangor Client: R.B. Dunning Company Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Online Exhibits

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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

Land Claims, Economic Opportunities?

The landmark 1980 Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act provided $81.6 million to Maine Indians for economic development, land purchase and other purposes. The money and increased land holdings, however, have not solved economic and employment issues for Maine Indians.

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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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - The Plymouth Company (Kennebec Proprietors) records, ca. 1625-1824

Conflicting land grants, competing companies (including the Pejepscot Company), and squatters created a dynamic landscape with much at stake as the…

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

Moses Banks’ 1784 survey map became the basis for all marsh lot purchases, work and disputes involving these companies.

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

… “An Act to Incorporate the Little River Dyking Company.” Chapter 533, 1871 ------ “An Act to Incorporate the Southgate Dyking Company.” Chapter…

My Maine Stories

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Story

A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down

Story

My Paper Industry career and setting up a museum
by Sherry Judd

I worked in and around the Paper Industry all my life. Now I run Maine's Paper and Heritage Museum.

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life