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Act Of Separation And Boundaries Of Counties Incl. Knox, Maine, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts Jan 9999

Act Of Separation And Boundaries Of Counties Incl. Knox, Maine, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts

Maine Bicentennial

"An act of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts relating to the separation of the district of Maine from Massachusetts proper, and forming the same into a separate and independent state": p. 1003-1009.

Extracts of laws and resolves relating to the separation of the district of Maine from Massachusetts proper.


Lorraine Grace Libby Bowdoin Interview, Susie R. Bock Jun 2018

Lorraine Grace Libby Bowdoin Interview, Susie R. Bock

Lorraine Grace Libby Bowdoin Papers

Lorraine Grace Libby Bowdoin, Gorham State Teacher's College '59. A Portland native, she attended King Middle School and Portland High School. Mrs. Bowdoin taught for several school districts during her long teaching career and advocated tirelessly for mental health and elder issues.

Lorraine Grace Libby Bowdoin's physical papers are expansive and cover her entire life and career, including items from her attendance at Camp Laughing Loon as a child and young teen, her school assignments from elementary through graduate school, photos of her family and friends, items from her run as a Maine house representative, and several meticulously ...


The Thomas & Esther Kelsey Children & Descendants (1850s-2000s), Randy Lackovic Sep 2017

The Thomas & Esther Kelsey Children & Descendants (1850s-2000s), Randy Lackovic

Darling Marine Center Historical Documents

This is chapter in the history of Wentworth Point. Thomas (1802-1883) and Esther (1801-1881) Kelsey are buried at the cemetery at the Darling Marine Center. This is about their five children that reached majority, and the families and descendants of those children.


The Leeman House, The Willett House, & Mcguire Point (1800s-1900s), Randy Lackovic Sep 2017

The Leeman House, The Willett House, & Mcguire Point (1800s-1900s), Randy Lackovic

Darling Marine Center Historical Documents

This is a local history of former residents of the Leeman House at the Darling Marine Center in Walpole, ME. It is also a history of McGuire Point in Walpole, Maine, and it is a history of past residents of the Willett House of the University of Maine at McGuire Point.


The Families Of Wentworth Point (1800s-1840s), Randy Lackovic Aug 2014

The Families Of Wentworth Point (1800s-1840s), Randy Lackovic

Darling Marine Center Historical Documents

This is a history of the families of Wentworth Point in Walpole, Maine. It includes the history of the Wentworth family, the Kelsey family, the Hutchings family, and the Merrill family. This bulletin tells about the families of Wentworth Point during the beginning to the middle of the 1800s.


The Families Of Wentworth Point (1760s-1800), Randy Lackovic Jul 2014

The Families Of Wentworth Point (1760s-1800), Randy Lackovic

Darling Marine Center Historical Documents

This history chapter is about the people and place of Wentworth Point in Walpole, Maine before the inception of the Darling Marine Center in 1965. It is about the Wentworth families and the Kelsey families that came here from New Hampshire in the 18th century. It is about their genealogy. It's about events in newly formed Bristol, Maine in the 18th century.


The Lows Of Lowes Cove (1830s-1880s), Randy Lackovic Jun 2014

The Lows Of Lowes Cove (1830s-1880s), Randy Lackovic

Darling Marine Center Historical Documents

This is about the people and place of Wentworth Point in Walpole, Maine before the inception of the Darling Marine Center in 1965. This is about the Lowe family, and the Bennett family, and the Haggett family during the 19th century. It is about Lowe's Cove and the neighbors of the Lowe family.


The Darling Estate_ Part Iii (1940s-1960s), Randy Lackovic Apr 2014

The Darling Estate_ Part Iii (1940s-1960s), Randy Lackovic

Darling Marine Center Historical Documents

This history bulletin is about the people and place of Wentworth Point in Walpole, Maine before the inception of the Darling Marine Center in 1965. This bulletin is about the Darling family. One picture is of Ron Pendleton, Bennie Hagar, and Randall Rice haying in 1953. Ira Darling is in that picture. There are pictures of Ira Darling's boat..


The Woodmans Of Wentworth Terrace (1860-1940), Randy Lackovic Feb 2014

The Woodmans Of Wentworth Terrace (1860-1940), Randy Lackovic

Darling Marine Center Historical Documents

This is a 3rd and final edition of a history bulletin about the people and place of Wentworth Point in Walpole, Maine before the inception of the Darling Marine Center in 1965. It has been put into book chapter form. This chapter is about the Woodman family from the 1860s to the 1930s. It's about Elijah Woodman and the farm at Wentworth Point. It's about George Woodman's businesses, travels, and philanthropic activities.


The Darling Estate_ Part Ii (1940s-1960s), Randy Lackovic Jan 2014

The Darling Estate_ Part Ii (1940s-1960s), Randy Lackovic

Darling Marine Center Historical Documents

This history bulletin is about the people and place of Wentworth Point in Walpole, Maine before the arrival of the University of Maine in 1965. They show Ira Darling's youngest daughter Agatha Jane Darling engaged in archery on the front lawn. They show her two daughters, Wendy and Jane. One picture is of Wendy's father Harvey Whidden. One picture portrays Wendy Daniher and her grandfather Ira Darling on her wedding day.


The Darling Estate_ Part I (1940s-1960s), Randy Lackovic Nov 2013

The Darling Estate_ Part I (1940s-1960s), Randy Lackovic

Darling Marine Center Historical Documents

These are pictures of the Darling estate at Wentworth Point in Walpole, Maine from the 1940s. In 1965 Ira C. Darling donated the estate to the University of Maine, and it is now known as the Darling Marine Center. It shows Mervin Rice with horse, and work done at haying time. It shows a former garden and a picture of a clearing between the farmhouse and Lowe's Cove that is now wooded over.


The Moses Greenleaf Primer, Holly K. Hurd Jan 2010

The Moses Greenleaf Primer, Holly K. Hurd

Friends of OML, Occasional Publications

A childrens "primer" on the life of Moses Greenleaf, Maine's first mapmaker.


Frock Coat And Flag: Union Soldier Markers In Central Maine, Kimberly Sawtelle May 2009

Frock Coat And Flag: Union Soldier Markers In Central Maine, Kimberly Sawtelle

Kimberly J. Sawtelle

The Frock Coat and Flag motif of gravestone is a short-lived memorial theme borne from a compressed period of American history. The horrors, tragedy, and impact of the U.S. Civil War on American civilians and a lack of a comprehensive plan by the U.S. Congress to provide means or methods to bury and mark the graves of soldiers who died in service contributed to the manifestation of a portrait-style grave marker used by families in a relatively compact geographic region of central Maine between 1861 and 1864.


The Land Of Norumbega - Maine In The Age Of Exploration And Settlement, Maine Humanities Council Jan 1988

The Land Of Norumbega - Maine In The Age Of Exploration And Settlement, Maine Humanities Council

Osher Map Library Exhibition Catalogs

The Land of Norumbega - Maine in the Age of Exploration and Settlement.

An Exhibition by Susan Danforth, Maine Humanities Council, Portland, Maine 1988.

This exhibition began in 1986, when the University of Southern Maine received an extraordinary collection of rare maps, atlases, and globes donated by Lawrence M.C. and Eleanor Houston Smith. In 1987, in response to a call from the National Endowment for the Humanities for programs relating to the Columbian Quincentenary, the Maine Humanities Council submitted a proposal for the "Land of Norumbega" project.


The Forts Of Maine, 1607-1945: An Archaeological And Historical Survey, Robert L. Bradley Ph.D Sep 1981

The Forts Of Maine, 1607-1945: An Archaeological And Historical Survey, Robert L. Bradley Ph.D

Maine Collection

The Forts of Maine, 1607-1945: An Archaeological and Historical Survey

by Robert L. Bradley, Ph.D. - Maine Historic Preservation Commission

This booklet was co-published in September, 1981 by the Maine Historic Preservation Commission and the Maine Bureau of Parks and Recreation, with Federal funds provided by the Commission through the National Park Service, Department of the Interior, matched by State funds provided by the Bureau of Parks and Recreation. Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., State Historic Preservation Officer


Portland Historic Resources Inventory, 1976, Maine Historic Preservation Commission Jan 1976

Portland Historic Resources Inventory, 1976, Maine Historic Preservation Commission

Maine Collection

Portland Historic Resources Inventory, 1976

Compiled and written by Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. and John E. Pancoast; in cooperation with the Portland Planning Department and Greater Portland Landmarks, Inc.

Augusta : Maine Historic Preservation Commission, 1976.





The Indians Of The Androscoggin Valley : Tribal History, And Their Relations With The Early English Settlers Of Maine, Charles M. Starbird Jan 1928

The Indians Of The Androscoggin Valley : Tribal History, And Their Relations With The Early English Settlers Of Maine, Charles M. Starbird

Maine Collection


The Indians of the Androscoggin Valley : Tribal History, and their Relations with the Early English Settlers of Maine.

Charles M. Starbird

Forward by Arthur G. Staples ("Mr. Starbird has confined his research and writing to the Androscoggin, or Anasagunticook Tribe").

Chapter Five includes "Pejepscot" (poem), "Some Noted Anasagunticooks", "Various Spellings" etc.


Sprague's Journal Of Maine History (Vol.Xiv, No.1), John Francis Sprague (Ed.) Jan 1926

Sprague's Journal Of Maine History (Vol.Xiv, No.1), John Francis Sprague (Ed.)

Maine Collection

Sprague's Journal of Maine History (Vol.XIV, No.1) January, February, March 1926.

Edited by John Francis Sprague.

Vol. 14, No.1 (1926) Contents: Longfellow's English Ancestors / Fort Mary / A New Version of Thanatopsis / When King George Assessed the Town of Gorham, Maine, in 1770 / Politics in Bangor in 1860 / Referring to the Name of Mount Battie / List of Tax Payers in the Town of Vienna, Maine, for the Year 1834 / James Henry Carleton / An Old Maine Newspaper / My Mother / Historic Thanksgiving at Southwest Harbor / The Lugubrious Tale and Doleful Death of M. Louise Greene / School Department / Editorial ...


Sprague's Journal Of Maine History (Vol.Xiv, No.2), John Francis Sprague (Ed.) Jan 1926

Sprague's Journal Of Maine History (Vol.Xiv, No.2), John Francis Sprague (Ed.)

Maine Collection

Sprague's Journal of Maine History (Vol.XIV, No.2) April, May, June 1926.

Edited by John Francis Sprague.

Vol. 14, No. 2 (1926) Contents: History of the Chadwick Survey / Undeveloped Areas for Maine History Research / Fred Pike / Record of Marriages of Aroostook Pioneers / John C. Cross / Historical Notes about Farmington, Maine / "Like a Bell's Distant Tone" / Relating to Farmington and Sandy River Region / Facts to be Remembered about the State of Maine / Passing of the Old Tanneries / School Department / Editorial Comment / Captain Silas Adams / Sayings of the Subscribers


Sprague's Journal Of Maine History (Vol.Xiv, No.3), John Francis Sprague (Ed.) Jan 1926

Sprague's Journal Of Maine History (Vol.Xiv, No.3), John Francis Sprague (Ed.)

Maine Collection

Sprague's Journal of Maine History (Vol.XIV, No.3) July, August, September 1926.

Cover: "In Memoriam John Francis Sprague, June 16, 1848 -- May 7, 1926".

Vol.14, No. 3 (1926) Contents: Tributes to John Francis Sprague / All Alone / March in a Maine Pasture / Regarding the Jonothan Edwards Family / What Forestry Means to Maine / Repeating Maine History / Side-light on Ancient Local History / Chadwick Survey Paper Corrigenda / First Permanent Settler / Census of Penobscot County / Letters from Journal's Friends / Maine Patriotic Orders / Kind and Appreciative Words / Sayings of Subscribers


Early Court Records Of The Province Of Mayne In Four Volumes, Vol. Iii, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts Jan 1921

Early Court Records Of The Province Of Mayne In Four Volumes, Vol. Iii, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts

Maine Bicentennial

Typed transcription of colonial Court sessions and records held in York, Maine between September 1661 and August 1676. Page numbering continues from Volume II.

Records in this volume are not in chronological order but include documentation of criminal and tort cases as well as numerous probate matters. This volume was assembled, bound, and donated to Fogler Library Special Collections by Frank C. Deering.


Early Court Records Of The Province Of Mayne In Four Volumes, Vol. I, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts Jan 1921

Early Court Records Of The Province Of Mayne In Four Volumes, Vol. I, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts

Maine Bicentennial

Typed transcription of colonial Court sessions held in York, Maine between March 25, 1636 and November 23, 1661. Records include documentation of criminal and tort cases as well as probate matters. Criminal cases range from public drunkenness to the murder trial of Charles Frost in the death of Warwick Heard, 1646.

The document text is written in 17th Century Early Modern English lacking standardized spelling. This hand-made volume was assembled, bound, and donated to Fogler Library Special Collections by Frank C. Deering.


Early Court Records Of The Province Of Mayne In Four Volumes, Vol. Ii, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts Jan 1921

Early Court Records Of The Province Of Mayne In Four Volumes, Vol. Ii, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts

Maine Bicentennial

Typed transcription of colonial Court sessions and records held in York, Maine between December 1658 and November 1671. Page numbering continues from Volume 1.

The document text is written marks the historical period of Restoration. Records are not in chronological order but include documentation of criminal and tort cases as well as numerous probate matters. This volume was assembled, bound, and donated to Fogler Library Special Collections by Frank C. Deering.


One Hundred Years Of Statehood: Centennial Studies Celebrations In The Public Schools Of Maine, 1920, State Superintendent Of Schools Jan 1920

One Hundred Years Of Statehood: Centennial Studies Celebrations In The Public Schools Of Maine, 1920, State Superintendent Of Schools

Maine Bicentennial

During the centennial year the children of the public schools should become familiar with the history of Maine from the struggle to subdue the wilderness and plant a civilization to these days of comfort, education and culture.

Struggling against adversity our forefathers toiled to make the sea yield its substance, uproot the forest, plant farms, build homes and to rear their young in the paths of industry and virtue. The task they undertook was of such tremendous proportions that we, who are accustomed to the comfortable homes of today, all the conveniences of travel and facilities for communication, can scarcely ...


A History Of Swan's Island, Maine, Herman Wesley Small M.D. Jan 1898

A History Of Swan's Island, Maine, Herman Wesley Small M.D.

Maine Collection

A History of Swan's Island, Maine

by H.W. Small, M.D. (1865-1937)

Table of Contents:

1. Introduction - Aborigines - Discovery, 2. Purchase - Settlement and Land Titles, 3. A Sketch of the Life of Col. James Swan, 4. Biographical Sketches of early Settlers, 5. Gott's Island, 6. The Fishing Industry, 7. Synopsis of the Municipal Records, 8. Miscellaneous - Index of First Settlers


A History Of Peaks Island And Its People. Also A Short History Of House Island, Portland, Maine, Nathan Goold Jan 1897

A History Of Peaks Island And Its People. Also A Short History Of House Island, Portland, Maine, Nathan Goold

Osher Map Library Rare Books

A History of Peaks Island and Its People. Also A Short History of House Island, Portland, Maine. (1897)

Hard cover debossed in gold with "History of Peaks and House Islands".


The Story Of New Sweden As Told At The Quarter Centennial Celebration Of The Founding Of The Swedish Colony In The Woods Of Maine, June 25, 1895, Stanley J. Estes Jan 1896

The Story Of New Sweden As Told At The Quarter Centennial Celebration Of The Founding Of The Swedish Colony In The Woods Of Maine, June 25, 1895, Stanley J. Estes

Maine Collection

The Story of New Sweden as Told at the Quarter Centennial Celebration of the Founding of the Swedish Colony in the Woods of Maine, June 25, 1895

Edited by Stanley J. Estes


Illustrated History Of Kennebec County Maine 1625-1799-1892 (Vol.2), Henry D. Kingsbury, Simeon L. Deyo Jan 1892

Illustrated History Of Kennebec County Maine 1625-1799-1892 (Vol.2), Henry D. Kingsbury, Simeon L. Deyo

Osher Map Library Rare Books

Illustrated History of Kennebec County Maine 1625-1799-1892 - Volume II

Editors: Henry D. Kingsbury and Simeon L. Deyo

Second bound volume comprises pages 601-1273.

"Edition Limited to 1600 Prints"- Copyrighted 1892.

H.W. Blake & Co., 94 Reade St., New York


Illustrated History Of Kennebec County Maine 1625-1799-1892 (Vol.1), Henry D. Kingsbury, Simeon L. Deyo Jan 1892

Illustrated History Of Kennebec County Maine 1625-1799-1892 (Vol.1), Henry D. Kingsbury, Simeon L. Deyo

Osher Map Library Rare Books

Illustrated History of Kennebec County Maine 1625-1799-1892 - Volume I.

Editors: Henry D. Kingsbury and Simeon L. Deyo.

First bound volume comprises pages 1-600.

"Edition Limited to 1600 Prints"- Copyrighted 1892.

H.W. Blake & Co., 94 Reade St., New York.


History Of Androscoggin County, Maine (Illustrated), Georgia Drew Merrill (Ed.) Jan 1891

History Of Androscoggin County, Maine (Illustrated), Georgia Drew Merrill (Ed.)

Osher Map Library Rare Books

History of Androscoggin County, Maine (Illustrated)

Editor: Georgia Drew Merrill

Copyright, 1891

W.A. Fergusson & Co., Boston, Mass. (Journal Press, Lewiston, Me.)

879 pgs.