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Historical Items

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Item 34018

Parker Point Landing, Blue Hill, 1907

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: 1907 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Item 105124

First plane landing, Westport Island, 1948

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: 1948-09-15 Location: Westport Island Media: Photographic print

Item 27095

Hewes Point Landing, Islesboro, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Islesboro Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 85995

Simon property, Evergreen Landing, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charlotte M. Simon Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 89273

Casco Bay Lines property, Cleaves Landing, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Casco Bay Lines Use: Waiting Room

Item 86004

Casco Bay Wharf Company property, Evergreen Landing, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Casco Bay Wharf Company Use: Waiting Room

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 111494

Heath residence sections, South Bristol, 1997-1998

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1997–1998 Location: South Bristol Client: Jean H. Heath Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect

Item 109930

Silver Lake section of Summer Haven, Augusta, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1927 Location: Augusta Client: Recreation Land Co. Architect: E. F. Pooler

Online Exhibits

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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.

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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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Site Page

Kings Landing Historical Settlement

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 3 of 4

Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" Site of Scarborough Marsh Audubon CenterItem Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum…

Site Page

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 1 of 4

… Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" aerial view of marsh X Text by Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Bruce…

My Maine Stories

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A New Beginning for Wabanaki Land Relationships
by John Banks

Wabanaki leadership in land stewardship

Story

The Journey Home
by Gina Brooks

I am a Maliseet artist from the St. Mary’s First Nation, my work is about our connection to the land

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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.

Lesson Plans

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Wabanaki Studies: Stewarding Natural Resources

Grade Level: 3-5 Content Area: Science & Engineering, Social Studies
This lesson plan will introduce elementary-grade students to the concepts and importance of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and Indigenous Knowledge (IK), taught and understood through oral history to generations of Wabanaki people. Students will engage in discussions about how humans can be stewards of the local ecosystem, and how non-Native Maine citizens can listen to, learn from, and amplify the voices of Wabanaki neighbors to assist in the future of a sustainable environment. Students will learn about Wabanaki artists, teachers, and leaders from the past and present to help contextualize the concepts and ideas in this lesson, and learn about how Wabanaki youth are carrying tradition forward into the future.

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Immigration: U.S. Immigrants and the Land of Opportunity

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
Learn about immigration in the United States using primary sources from Maine Memory Network and the Library of Congress.

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Nation to Nation: Treaties and Legislation between the Wabanaki Nations and the State of Maine

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan asks high school students to think critically about and look closely at documentation regarding the Nation-to-Nation relationship between the Wabanaki Tribes/Nations and the State of Maine. This lesson asks students to participate in discussions about morality and legislative actions over time. Students will gain experience examining and responding to primary and secondary sources by taking a close look at documents relating to the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act of 1980 (MICSA) and the issues that preceded and have followed the Act.