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Item 102124

James Monroe to John Holmes regarding the Treaty of Ghent, 1816

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1816-01-24 Location: Washington Media: Ink on paper

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Item 135885

Original Award under the 4th Article of the Treaty of Ghent, 1817

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1817 Location: Ghent Media: Ink on Paper

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Online 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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State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

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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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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Fixing Borders on the Land: The Northeastern Boundary in Treaties and Local Reality, 1763-1842 - Page 4 of 5

… view of border-formation in the wake of the Treaty of Ghent. When it became clear that the commission process would not produce a result in the…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Fixing Borders on the Land: The Northeastern Boundary in Treaties and Local Reality, 1763-1842 - Page 5 of 5

Dictionary of Canadian Biography (http://www.biographi.ca/en/index.php) has excellent scholarly assessments of a vast number of individuals including…