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Historical Items

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Item 4200

River drivers, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Item 11736

Lots on Cathance River, Topsham, 1764

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1764-02-28 Location: Topsham Media: Ink on paper

Item 135903

Supporting evidence pertaining to the location of the St. Croix River, 1796

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1731–1796 Location: St. Andrews Media: Ink on Paper

Online Exhibits

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.


Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.


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.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Stephen Titcomb and the Settlement of the Sandy River Valley

and Abigail Stone on October 3, 1752. The elder Stephen Titcomb had come to Kennebunk from Newburyport, MA.

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Famous Bangorians

Stephen and Tabitha King X Stephen King Writing in His Home Office X Creating the Statue of Hannibal Hamlin Now Located in Downtown Bangor…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - 1790s: A Growing Movement

… it places Maine's borders along the Magaguadavic River to the east (and a non-existent range of hills to the north).Maine Historical Society…

My Maine Stories

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Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide