Maine Arts and Culture's "History" wishes to include sites that range from recent historical web sites, extending to aboriginal arts and culture in three categories, defined below. Native American related sites will be more thoroughly catalogued at Regional: US: Maine: Native Americans This section is one of several Open Directory groupings, intended to reveal the variety and diversity of Maine's art and cultural history. Please submit sites here concerning: 1. Aboriginal peoples that significantly predate Native American Indian information which is nicely layed out on Open Directory Regional: US: Maine: Native Americans 2. European settlers and their offspring, including those who came through Canada and elsewhere but originating in Europe. We hope to develop extensive links to Franco American information and the Acadians. 3. Significant migrations that are more recent such as the two Russian migrations to the area of Richmond, Maine, the Lebanese migration to Waterville, Maine, and so on. As the numbers of sites increase we welcome criticism and ideas to better structure these various overlapping and important aspects of Maine's history.
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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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