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Historical Items

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Item 5231

Fort Halifax Blockhouse, Winslow, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Winslow Media: Photographic print

Item 5287

Blockhouse at Fort Halifax, Winslow, ca. 2000

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 2000 Location: Winslow Media: Photographic print

Item 10024

Fort Kent Blockhouse, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Fort Kent Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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New Gloucester Historical Society

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early History - 1719 to 1740

A blockhouse or fort was built to ensure success of the settlement and to provide for the settlers’ safety. Referred to as Ft.

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Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

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