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Archives, Maine State

The Maine State Archives, located in Augusta, is the custodian of the permanently valuable of state government, including early court records and vital records (births, deaths, marriages, etc.) According to its website, “The permanently valuable records of State government are … Continue reading

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Cumberland County

Map of Maine Counties and Baxter Park

the most populous of Maine’s counties, contains approximately 20% of the state’s population with less than 3% of the state’s land area.  Four of the ten largest communities by population are in Cumberland County. See an 1857 map of the … Continue reading

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