Category: Nature & Geography, Maps
Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 494
Copy of Thomas Johnston's Plan of part of the Eastern Shore, ca. 1770
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1753 Media: Ink on paper
Survey of lots for Peter Brown, Georgetown, 1761
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1761-01-12 Location: Bath Media: Ink on paper
Contested Northeast boundary map, 1843
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1843 Media: Ink on paper
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 5
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.
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.
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.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 10
Maine's Road to Statehood - The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation - Page 2 of 2
The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation The committee sent a similar address to the citizens of Maine urging them to support…
Maine's Road to Statehood - The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation - Page 1 of 2
The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation Overwhelmingly dedicated to independence from Britain, Mainers quieted any murmurs of…
Maine's Road to Statehood - The Coasting Law of 1789
The Coasting Law of 1789 'Unity' and 'Margaretta,' Machias, 1775 The Coasting Law of 1789 required that merchant ships port and register at…
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 1 of 1
My career as a wildlife biologist
by Ron Joseph
Rural Maine provided the foundation of a rewarding career as a wildlife biologist.
Lesson PlansView All Showing 1 of 1
Nation to Nation: Treaties and Legislation between the Wabanaki Nations and the State of Maine
Grade Level: 9-12
Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan asks high school students to think critically about and look closely at documentation regarding the Nation-to-Nation relationship between the Wabanaki Tribes/Nations and the State of Maine. This lesson asks students to participate in discussions about morality and legislative actions over time. Students will gain experience examining and responding to primary and secondary sources by taking a close look at documents relating to the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act of 1980 (MICSA) and the issues that preceded and have followed the Act.