Keywords: Northeast boundary dispute
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Cartoon of Northeast Boundary dispute, ca. 1842
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1842 Location: Fort Kent Media: Pen and ink on paper
Northern Maine boundary map, 1843
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1843 Media: Ink on paper, map
A map of the boundary line explored in 1817
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1817 Media: Ink on paper
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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.
Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend
Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.
The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?
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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Beyond Borders: an historical overview - Page 6 of 6
From the 1790s to the 1840s, this ongoing dispute between the British empire and an increasingly expansionist republic implicated notions of national…
Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - The Shaping of the Borderlands: Arcane Deeds and Failed Colonies - Page 1 of 5
This ill-defined boundary, based on an inaccurate map, was laid out in the Treaty of Paris in 1783. Maine Historical Society The European history of…
Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle
Harsh climate, boundary disputes, and isolation from markets deepened the frontier experience of settlers in northern Maine .