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Historical Items

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Item 9630

'Rising Sun' log book, 1863

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: 1863 Location: Callao; Cork; Queenstown Media: Ink on paper

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Item 9612

Receipt from Rising Sun, Doel, Belgium, 1860

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1860 Location: Doel Media: Ink on paper

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Item 9613

Receipt, Chincha Islands

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: 1861-04-09 Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.

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400 years of New Mainers

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.

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State of Mind: Becoming Maine

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?

Site Pages

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Site Page

Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 4 of 4

… Rumford Area Historical Society in the spring, sun high in the sky, water rushing over granite rock, the Androscoggin River flowing high with…

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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My Maine Stories

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Story

Water is Music
by P Leone

Throughout her life water has played an important part