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

Yet Maine's push for separation from Massachusetts did not begin in 1820, nor was it simply dictated by Congress.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and Social Reform Movements of the 1800s-1900s

The first president of the Bangor Anti-Slavery Society was John Godfrey. During the 1800's a fair number of African Americans made Bangor their home.

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Colby College Special Collections

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Historic Hallowell - Values and Charity

The first Anti-Slavery Society in Maine was organized here in 1833, and a Temperance Society exerted a strong influence for many years.

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

Bangor Theological Seminary professor and later its president Enoch Pond published Slavery and the Bible in 1850.