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Historical Items

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Item 12561

Lots on Tinkham's Pond, Kennebec Patent, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1800 Location: Chelsea; Whitefield Media: Ink on paper

Item 68913

Scarborough landowners, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1800 Location: Scarborough Media: Ink on paper

Item 11729

Land surveyed for Hugh Wilson, Topsham, 1761

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1761-01-01 Location: Topsham Media: Ink on paper

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110003

Residence for B.M. Eastman Esq., Portland, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1912 Location: Portland Client: Briceno M. Eastman Architect: Frederick A. Tompson

Online Exhibits

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Settling along the Androscoggin and Kennebec

The Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick was a land company formed in 1714 and it set out to settle lands along the Androscoggin and Kennebec Rivers in Maine.

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Lock of George Washington's Hair

Correspondence between Elizabeth Wadsworth, her father Peleg Wadsworth and Martha Washington's secretary about the gift of a lock of George Washington's hair to Eliza.

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Samplers: Learning to Sew

Settlers' clothing had to be durable and practical to hold up against hard work and winters. From the 1700s to the mid 1800s, the women of Maine learned to sew by making samplers.

Site Pages

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1800-1830 - Page 1 of 2

1800-1830 Lucia Wadsworth's "assembly dress," Portland, ca. 1799Maine Historical Society Slender cotton gown, Buckfield, ca.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1800-1830 - Page 2 of 2

1800-1830 Gown with leaf motif, ca. 1825Maine Historical Society As of 2020, the MHS collection includes no examples of 1820s colored cotton…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 0-73

… Intro: pages 0-73 Approximately 1800-early 1830s   Part 1, to page 73 John Martin (1823-1904) begins his formal accounting of his life and…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Maine and the Atlantic World Slave Economy
by Seth Goldstein

How Maine's historic industries are tied to slavery

Story

Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide

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John Conroy: proud heir of a 4-generation business
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

The evolution of a family business providing funeral services