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Historical Items

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Item 11475

Samuel Cook letter on U.S.-Canadian border, 1842

Contributed by: Cary Library Date: circa 1842 Location: Houlton; Frankfort Media: Ink on paper

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Item 20432

St. John River in Van Buren, ca. 1920

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Van Buren Media: Photographic print

Item 10027

Foot bridge from Fort Kent to Clair, New Brunswick

Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Fort Kent; Clair Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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The Barns of the St. John River Valley: Maine's Crowning Jewels

Maine's St. John River Valley boasts a unique architectural landscape. A number of historical factors led to the proliferation of a local architectural style, the Madawaska twin barn, as well as a number of building techniques rarely seen elsewhere. Today, these are in danger of being lost to time.

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Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

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La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

Site Pages

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - The Shaping of the Borderlands: Arcane Deeds and Failed Colonies - Page 5 of 5

The fundamental issue was that, in the years since Champlain’s voyage, the precise location of the river had been lost.

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - The Shaping of the Borderlands: Arcane Deeds and Failed Colonies - Page 1 of 5

Lawrence, and used Champlain’s Saint Croix River as a western boundary. Yet Alexander’s attempt to actually make good on his grant by transporting…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Soldiers Of The Civil War

He was wounded at Saint Mary’s Church on June 24, 1864. In 1880 Hosea worked as a carpenter in Lynn, Massachusetts.