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Historical Items

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Item 10125

New Brunswick Treaty of Washington anniversary proclamation, 1992

Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society Date: 1842-08-09 Media: Ink on paper

Item 10124

Treaty anniversary proclamation, 1992

Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society Date: 1842-08-09 Media: Ink on paper

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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Online Exhibits

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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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.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… 1783 • War of Independence ends with signing of Treaty of Paris 1789 • Louis Delesdernier appointed first collector for customs District of

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

The boundary dispute began with the Treaty of Paris that ended the American Revolution in 1783; the treaty stated that the eastern boundary of the…