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Keywords: Landowners

Historical Items

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Item 68913

Scarborough landowners, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1800 Location: Scarborough Media: Ink on paper

Item 102767

Copy of a plan of lands on the west side of Madomack River, Waldoboro, 1774

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1774 Location: Waldoboro Media: Ink on paper

Item 108959

Plat of a tract of land in Woolwich, 1751

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1751-11-29 Location: Woolwich Media: Watercolor on paper

Tax Records

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Item 37230

15-23 Commercial Street (ex.), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland Use: Club House

Item 37235

23-31 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William J Foley Use: Office

Item 37275

69-77 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Randall & McAllister Use: Storage

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111969

J. B. Brown town houses on Neal St., Portland, 1906

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1906 Location: Portland Client: J. B. Brown Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 111970

J. B. Brown town houses on West St., Portland, 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1910 Location: Portland Client: J. B. Brown & Sons Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 111971

J. B. Brown flats on Neal St., Portland, 1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1907 Location: Portland Client: J. B. Brown & Sons Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Women in Colonial Economies - Page 3 of 4

Most women landowners were widows who inherited such property from their late husbands. Gendered divisions of economic activity, moreover, meant that…

Site Page

Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Women in Colonial Economies - Page 2 of 4

… were therefore among those colonists who became landowners. In the 1670s, for instance, Bostonian Rachel Atkins purchased two tracts of land in…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Narrative History: Maine Swedish Colony

… no taxes for five years and a guarantee to become landowners after occupying and improving the farms during that time.

My Maine Stories

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Story

A New Beginning for Wabanaki Land Relationships
by John Banks

Wabanaki leadership in land stewardship