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Item 6777

Capt. Mowat's warning to Falmouth, 1775

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1775-11-16 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 11251

Portrait of Nathaniel Barrell, 1816

Contributed by: Old York Historical Society Date: circa 1816 Location: York Media: Oil on wood

Item 102187

George Walton on the state of the war prisoners to General Lincoln, Georgia, 1779

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1779-10-13 Location: Sunbury; Savannah Media: Ink on paper

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Online Exhibits

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Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.


The Barns of the St. John River Valley: Maine's Crowning Jewels

Maine's St. John River Valley boasts a unique architectural landscape. A number of historical factors led to the proliferation of a local architectural style, the Madawaska twin barn, as well as a number of building techniques rarely seen elsewhere. Today, these are in danger of being lost to time.


Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

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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 2 of 5

"… British commissioner Thomas Barclay (1753-1830), loyalist of New York and Nova Scotia, and British agent Ward Chipman (1754-1824), loyalist of…"

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Kings Landing Historical Settlement

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

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 3 of 3

"… the Sewalls chose to remain in Mobile during the war as Union loyalists. Daguerreotyope of Greek Revival BuildingMaine Historical Society"