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Historical Items

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Item 6643

Webster-Ashburton Treaty cartoon, Fort Kent, ca. 1842

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1842 Location: Fort Kent Media: Pen and ink on paper

Item 11830

Map of the country explored, Maine and New Brunswick, ca. 1818

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1817 Media: Ink on paper, wash, map

Item 8564

North shore, Lake Huron, ca. 1819

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1819 Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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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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The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.

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Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

Site Pages

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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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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

The Treaty of Ghent ended the war in December 1814, but the action (or inaction) of Governor Strong alienated Mainers who began to call for…

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

… and the war came to an end with the Treaty of Ghent. Rising Tide View of the City of Bangor, 1837Item Contributed byBangor Historical Society…