Keywords: Maps, Early
Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 248
Nova Anglia, Novum Belgium et Virginia, ca. 1642
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1642 Media: Map, ink on paper
Novi Belgii: Novaeque Angliae Nec Non partis Virginiae, ca. 1655
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1655 Media: Map, ink on paper
Contributed by: Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education Date: 1793 Media: Engraving
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 22
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.
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.
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 PagesView All Showing 2 of 117
Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Maps
All the other maps were built on the base map. Farmington Base Map Farmington Agricultural Sites Farmington Cemeteries Farmington Cultural Interest…
Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Further Reading
Edelson, S. Max. The New Map of Empire: How Britain Imagined America before Independence. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017.
Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Themed Slideshows
The manuscripts, maps, and other materials held within these collections, originally created as a record of the business activities of merchant owned…
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 4
My career as a wildlife biologist
by Ron Joseph
Rural Maine provided the foundation of a rewarding career as a wildlife biologist.
My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne
Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima