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Keywords: Land ownership and boundaries

Historical Items

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Item 11748

Joshua Scottow's land boundary, Brunswick, 1737

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1737-06-24 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

Item 78950

Salem Towne Map, Mount Desert Island, ca. 1808

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1808 Location: Mount Desert Island Media: Map

Item 5335

Brunswick and Topsham, ca. 1730

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1730 Location: Brunswick; Topsham Media: Ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.

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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.

Site Pages

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Fixing Borders on the Land: The Northeastern Boundary in Treaties and Local Reality, 1763-1842 - Page 1 of 5

Fixing Borders on the Land: The Northeastern Boundary in Treaties and Local Reality, 1763-1842 Essay by Liam Riordan Riordan is American historian…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Fixing Borders on the Land: The Northeastern Boundary in Treaties and Local Reality, 1763-1842 - Page 5 of 5

Fixing Borders on the Land: The Northeastern Boundary in Treaties and Local Reality, 1763-1842 While national and imperial leaders were pleased…

My Maine Stories

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A New Beginning for Wabanaki Land Relationships
by John Banks

Wabanaki leadership in land stewardship