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Historical Items

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Item 10522

Kennebec and Sheepscot rivers, 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1868 Media: Ink on paper

Item 12566

Sheepscot River lots, 1759

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1778 Location: Alna Media: Ink on paper

Item 68874

Sheepscot Farms, Wiscasset, 1877

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1877 Location: Wiscasset Media: 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.


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.


MY ISLAND HOME: Verlie Colby Greenleaf of Westport Island

Verlie Greenleaf (1891-1992) bore witness to over a century of Westport Island's history. Many changes occurred during Verlie's 100-year life. Verlie Greenleaf donated photographs, personal notes, and sat for an interview in 1987, all part of the Westport Island History Committee's collection. Her words frame this exhibition, providing a first-person account of her life.

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Wabanaki Agency in the Proprietor Records - Page 3 of 5

… Agumagus” or Moxus, a Kennebec River leader, and Sheepscot John, a Wabanaki leader on the coast. Places like Small Point, and the councils that…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

… Wiscasset, a community of about 1,200 on the Sheepscot River, because it was away "from the hubbub of the city" and ships could easily be loaded…

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Westport Island History Committee

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

My Maine Stories

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A first encounter with Bath and its wonderful history
by John Decker

Visiting the Maine Maritime Museum as part of a conference


An enjoyable conference, Portland 2021
by John C. Decker, Danville, Pennsylvania

Some snippets from a 4-day conference by transportation historians in Portland, September 7-11, 2021