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Keywords: Treaties

Historical Items

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Item 16149

Letter concerning Indian treaties, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1749 - 1864 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 8955

Copy of a Seneca Indian treaty with the British, 1764

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1764 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 20168

Peace announcement, 1815

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1815 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Samantha Smith's Questions

Samantha Smith, a Manchester schoolgirl, gained international fame in 1983 by asking Soviet leader Yuri Andropov whether he intended to start a nuclear war and then visiting the Soviet Union to be reassured that no one there wanted war.

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The British capture and occupation of Eastport 1814-1818

The War of 1812 ended in December 1814, but Eastport continued to be under British control for another four years. Eastport was the last American territory occupied by the British from the War of 1812 to be returned to the United States. Except for the brief capture of two Aleutian Islands in Alaska by the Japanese in World War II, it was the last time since 2018 that United States soil was occupied by a foreign government.

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Maine's 20th Regiment

The War was not going well for the Union and in the summer of 1862, when President Lincoln called for an additional 300,000 troops, it was not a surprise to see so many men enlist in an attempt to bring proper leadership into the Army.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - War of 1812

Word of the treaty reached Hampden in February of that year. Back to Incorporation Continue to Expansion

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Lincoln, Maine - Aroostook War

… in this war and the entire thing was solved by a treaty rather than warfare. The dispute lasted from 1838 to 1839.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Early Settlement

… French and Indian Wars ended with the Paris Peace Treaty which ensured the safety of settlers from attack.