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Item 98905

Trawl Survey for Maine Yankee, Westport Island, ca. 1978

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: circa 1978 Location: Westport Island Media: Photographic print

Item 11259

Survey tripod, York, ca. 1750

Contributed by: Old York Historical Society Date: circa 1750 Location: York; York Media: Walnut, iron

Item 28353

Warren Survey Map, Islesboro, from a ca. 1799 map

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1799 Location: Islesboro Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 32159

469 Allen Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Helen Elizabeth Needham Style: Bungalow Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 32526

125-127 Bancroft Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Knapp Price Style: National Folk Use: Bungalow

Item 33101

93-99 Bancroft Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Hancock Realty Company Use: Dwelling - Single family


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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.


The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.


Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Surveyor

This survey instrument was handcrafted by Jonathan Fisher and was used by him to both survey land and create maps such as the one seen in the exhibit…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Surveyor

Surveyor Survey plot, Cambridge Commons, 1792 Item 33928 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. This survey map completed by Fisher while he…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

… infoStrong Historical Society Two explorers survey the top of the wing of the new bridge abutment in Strong.

My Maine Stories

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Welimahskil: Sweet grass
by Suzanne Greenlaw

Weaving Indigenous Knowledge (IK) and western science around Sweetgrass