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Historical Items

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Item 7286

Deed of land in Cape Elizabeth, 1809

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1809-05-03 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Ink on paper

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Item 6384

Deposition reagarding the charcter of Pere Pole, 1792

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1792-05-19 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 6383

John Gatchel deposition

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1792-05-28 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 87375

Item 87376

Hedman property, Hedman Land, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Erik Hedman Use: Hen House

Item 99063

Assessor's Record, 28-30 Fox Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Annie F. McDonald Use: Land only

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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The Establishment of the Troy Town Forest

Seavey Piper, a selectman, farmer, landowner, and leader of the Town of Troy in the 1920s through the early 1950s helped establish a town forest on abandoned farm land in Troy. The exhibit details his work over ten years.

Site Pages

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

A 1784 survey of the marsh by Moses Banks noted owners of marsh lots at that time. Click to view Salt Marsh Tools Salt hay continued to be…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

A successful merchant, he was also a farmer, owner of trading vessels and a town justice. The King home, built across from the marsh, was originally…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

… early 1900s salt hay was a source of income for owners of marsh acreage. To increase yield and thus profits, large-scale diking was introduced and…

My Maine Stories

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Carrabassett Village and the Red Stallion Inn circa 1960
by David Rollins

The creation of Carrabassett Village and the Red Stallion Inn at Sugarloaf USA

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How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer
by Joy Asuncion

My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy

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My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.