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Acadia National Park -- History
- Several groups of original peoples are mentioned in this brief history of Mount Desert Island.
American Folklife Center: Services to Maine
- Information about collections, which includes oral histories from Aroostook County, Acadian traditions, maritime and lumbering histories.
The Center for Maine History
- Experience history firsthand. The Center is comprised of the Maine Historical Society Research Library, the Maine History Gallery, and the historic Wadsworth-Longfellow House.
Film of Leif Eriksson's Vinland
- Northern Europeans, native Americans, and Asians enjoyed contact, through circumpolar sea travel, including what is now coastal Maine, for thousands of years before Columbus' celebrated voyage. Film synopsis.
Maine Acadian Culture - National Park Service
- Information about the French ancestors settled during the 1600s in what is now the Maritime Provinces, Quebec, and Maine.
Maine Memory Network
- A project of the Maine Historical Society; provides access to documents, maps, and photographs chronicling the state's history. Online purchase of images.
Maine's Red Paint People
- British scientific page about ancient peoples who likely traveled to the north American continent. Explores Maine archaeologists recent discovery of villages and burial places of Red Paint People.
Moé Pi Toé
- Ezine filled with poetry, history, ideas, thoughts, facts, and Acadian recipes from The Franco-American Women's Institute.
Prehistoric Era - Red Paint People
- Theory and controversy surrounding the Red Paint People in Maine.
Town and County Histories of Maine
- Local information reprinted from A Gazetteer of the State of Maine By George J. Varney. Also includes links to former Governors, biographies, and historical sketches.
Windows on Maine
- Offers free streaming and downloadable video, multimedia, and supporting materials about Maine's history, science, and ecology for students, teachers, and educators.
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