Keywords: New Plymouth
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.
Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.
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.
… Kennebeck Purchase from the late Colony of New Plymouth, organized in 1749, and was one of several proprietor groups operating in the District of…
The inclusion of "late Colony of New-Plymouth" and their common name "Plymouth Company" was intentionally tied to the Plymouth Colony to justify…
… Public Library Over the next few years, the Plymouth Company became the Council of Plymouth. The Council granted large tracts of land to various…