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Historical Items

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Item 104782

The District of Main, 1793

Contributed by: Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education Date: 1793 Media: Engraving

Item 100727

Portland street map, 1826

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1826 Location: Portland Media: Watercolor and pen and ink, mounted on fabric

Item 7489

Nova Anglia, Novum Belgium et Virginia, ca. 1642

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1642 Media: Map, ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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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.


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 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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Acadian Archives

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

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Historic Hallowell - Historic Hallowell Resources and Links

… and a variety of separate maps, including pocket, wall, children's and manuscript. Visit the collection at

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Resources

… 1894, “History of Bath and Environs, 1607-1894.” Maps Map of Part of the Town of Bath, A. Hammett, circa 1830. City of Bath, Lincoln County, Maine.