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Historical Items

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Item 10041

William King receipt for Jefferson book, Bath, 1830

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1829 Location: Bath; Washington; Charlottesville Media: Ink on paper

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Item 29047

Richard King House, Dunstan Landing, Scarborough, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Item 11148

William King real estate assessment, ca. 1847

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1847 Location: Bath Media: Ink on paper

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Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111809

Stone House Farm, Bath, 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1922 Location: Bath; Phippsburg Client: William D Sewall Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 111649

Julian/Forrest residence elevations, Kennebunkport, 2009-2014

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2009–2014 Location: Kennebunkport; Kennebunkport Clients: Nancie M. Julian; William D. Forrest Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect

Item 111670

Various mantel drawings for multiple clients, 1894-1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1894–1907 Location: Augusta Client: John F. Hill Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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William King

Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.

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Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.

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One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Kings Landing Historical Settlement

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

… A Moral Dilemma William P. Preble to William King regarding Missouri Compromise, Portland, 1820 Although delighted by the arrival of…

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

1806 William King became a prominent figure in 19th century Maine separation politics and would continue to play a major role in early statehood as…

Lesson Plans

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Maine Statehood and the Missouri Compromise

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
Using primary sources, students will explore the arguments for and against Maine statehood and the Missouri Compromise, and the far-reaching implications of Maine statehood and the Missouri Compromise such as the preservation and spread of slavery in the United States. Students will gather evidence and arguments to debate the statement: The Missouri Compromise was deeply flawed and ultimately did more harm to the Union than good.