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Historical Items

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Item 102070

Early map of Lewiston, Auburn and Minot, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1820 Location: Auburn; Lewiston; Minot Media: Ink on paper

Item 7287

Wesumbe deed, Nov. 28, 1668

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1668-11-28 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 100188

Peleg Wadsworth deed of land to Stephen Longfellow, Portland, 1827

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1827-02-23 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 57552

65 Hanover Street, Portland, 1924

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

Item 83283

863 Washington Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dirigo Title Land Co. Use: Dwelling

Item 39899

850-854 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

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

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.

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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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Eye in the Sky

In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland Press Herald title. He followed in 1925 with the purchase the Portland Evening Express, which allowed him to combine two passions: photography and aviation.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 1 of 4

… Historical Society & Museum The question of title to the territory encompassing these settlements was confused, because the Council for New…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - More Permanent Settlers Arrive

Most of these early families received their land titles from either Governor Bernard or Bartholemy and Marie Therese de Gregoire.

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Today

… School, which was designated a National Title 1 Distinguished School in 2011, sponsors many annual community events such as Christmas caroling…