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Historical Items

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Item 12571

Malta lot, 1810

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1810-06-15 Location: Windsor; Windsor Media: Ink on paper

Item 12398

Early map of the Sheepscot River, 1816

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1816-01-08 Location: Somerville; Whitefield; Windsor Media: Ink on paper

Item 122914

Plymouth Company Records, box 7/10, ca. 1811

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1811 Location: Augusta; Canaan; Hallowell; Palermo; Vassalboro; Windsor; Wiscasset Media: Ink on Paper

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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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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

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Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.