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Historical Items

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Item 101408

John Quincy Adams regarding Adams' esteem for the Wadsworths, Boston, 1809

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1809-07-11 Location: Boston; Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 31748

Josiah Pierce on diplomatic appointment, 1855

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1855 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 31750

Josiah Pierce on preparations for diplomatic post, New York, 1855

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1855 Location: Washington Media: Ink on paper

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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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Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

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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.