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Category: Military & War, Wars, French and Indian Wars

Historical Items

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Item 7349

Report on the French and Indians, August 14, 1708

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1708 Location: Albany Media: Ink on paper

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Item 22508

William Pepperrell letter about Louisbourg, 1751

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1751 Location: Kittery Media: Ink on paper

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Item 22510

William Pepperrell to John Bradstreet, 1746

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1746 Location: Kittery; Louisbourg Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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The Devil and the Wilderness

Anglo-Americans in northern New England sometimes interpreted their own anxieties about the Wilderness, their faith, and their conflicts with Native Americans as signs that the Devil and his handmaidens, witches, were active in their midst.

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Father Rasles, the Indians and the English

Father Sebastien Rasle, a French Jesuit, ran a mission for Indians at Norridgewock and, many English settlers believed, encouraged Indian resistance to English settlement. He was killed in a raid on the mission in 1724 that resulted in the remaining Indians fleeing for Canada.

My Maine Stories

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The centuries-long history of Passamaquoddy Veterans
by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office

Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland