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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Final Vote

The Final Vote William Williamson to Joseph Williamson on the final vote for separation, Boston, 1819Item Contributed byMaine Historical…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Overview: Road to Statehood

Overview: Road to Statehood Map of the Inhabited Part of Maine, Moses Greenleaf, 1829Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Many know…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - After the War: The First Victory for Separationists

After the War: The First Victory for Separationists The "Boxer" and "Enterprise," Monhegan, 1831 This painting depicts an 1813 battle between…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Maine in the 17th Century

Maine in the 17th Century Map of New England, New York, ca. 1676 Largely an unexplored territory by European settlers, 17th century Maine…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - 1790s: A Growing Movement

1790s: A Growing Movement "An address to the inhabitants of the District of Maine upon the subject of their separation," Portland, 1791Item…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Turn of the Century to the War of 1812

Turn of the Century to the War of 1812 The 1800s welcomed a plethora of economic and demographic changes for the District of Maine.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Missouri Compromise: A Moral Dilemma

The Missouri Compromise: A Moral Dilemma William P. Preble to William King regarding Missouri Compromise, Portland, 1820 Although delighted by…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Crime & Disaster - Page 1 of 2

Crime & Disaster Crime & Disaster A selection of photographs relating to crime & disaster in the Portland Press Herald Glass Plate Negative…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Crime & Disaster - Page 2 of 2

Crime & Disaster This was the fourth school fire in Portland in 1921 and was of unknown origin. It started in the library, which did not have a…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection

Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection A Brief History of the Portland Press Herald Guy Gannett with Senator Frederick Hale, Portland…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Wiscasset's Arctic Connection Schooner Bowdoin, backing off the pier, Wiscasset, 1926 View the Wiscasset's Arctic Connection Slide Show Text…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aerial Photography

Aerial Photography Eye In The Sky Slideshow In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland…