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December 16

White horse and goats in the snow in New Portland (December 2009)

December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1607 Half the original number of Popham colonists … Continue reading

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Gorges Grant of 1639

Grant of the Province of Maine CHARLES by the grace of God King of England Scotland France and Ireland Defender of the Faith, &c To all to whom theise Presents shall come Greeting Whereas Sir Ferdinando Gorges Knight hath been … Continue reading

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Gorges-Mason Grant of 1622

A Grant of the Province of Maine to Sir Ferdinando Gorges and John Mason, esq., 10th of August, 1622 This indenture, made the 10th day of August, Anno Dom. 1622, and in the 20th yeare of the reigne of our … Continue reading

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James Duke of York Grant 1664

Grant of the Province of Maine CHARLES the Second by the Grace of God King of England Scotland France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c. to all to whom these presents shall come Greeting Know yee that wee for … Continue reading

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James Duke of York Grant 1674

Grant of the Province of Maine CHARLES the Second by the Grace of God King of England France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c. To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting Know yee that wee for divers … Continue reading

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May 14

Sheep at Crystal Spring Farm in Brunswick (May 2010)

May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1691 Charter of William and Mary goes into … Continue reading

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May 24

Sheep at Crystal Spring Farm in Brunswick (May 2010)

May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1607 Jamestown colony in Virginia founded as first … Continue reading

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May 31

Sheep at Crystal Spring Farm in Brunswick (May 2010)

May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1607 Popham colonists set sail from Plymouth, England. … Continue reading

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October 7

Southbound Appalachian Trail Crossing at Moxie Pond (October 2007)

October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1691 Charter of William and Mary issued, outlining … Continue reading

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Timeline of Maine History : Home

Beginning Major Eras in Maine History ? Origins 1492 Exploration and Early Settlement 1652 Massachusetts and the Colonial Period 1775 The American Revolution 1790 Developing a Maine Identity 1820 Early Statehood 1850 Growth, Civil War, and Economic Change 1900 Reform … Continue reading

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