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Category: Nature & Geography, Maps, Maine (entire state)

Historical Items

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Item 4177

Province of Maine, ca. 1801

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1801 Media: Paper

Item 9165

Province of Maine, 1795

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1795 Media: Ink on paper, photonegative

Item 9166

District of Maine map, 1795

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1795 Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

The Shape of 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.