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Historical Items

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Item 27104

Governor Brann Ferry, Islesboro, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Islesboro Media: Postcard

Item 10526

Governor King monument, Bath, ca. 1903

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: circa 1903 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 98691

Ferry 'Governor Douglas,' Boothbay Harbor, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Essex; Boothbay Harbor; Port Clyde; Monhegan; Boothbay Media: Glass Negative

Exhibits

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John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.

Site Pages

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Missouri Compromise: A Moral Dilemma

… advocated for separation, became Maine's first governor. [32] For more on the process and matters discussed in the convention, see Banks, Maine

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Maine's Road to Statehood - 1790s: A Growing Movement

… the vote, which was approved by Massachusetts Governor Samuel Adams. The referendum read: "Shall application be made to the Legislature for their…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Turn of the Century to the War of 1812

… a major role in early statehood as Mane's first governor. Item Contributed byPatten Free Library The separationists and anti-separationists heard…

My Maine Stories

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Crystal Priest - Genesis of 1:1 in Guilford
by MLTI Stories of Impact Project

Crystal Priest recounted the genesis of 1:1 near the geographical center of the state--Guilford.