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Explore key events in Maine history.

Explore Maine cultural history.

Explore Maine's Native American heritage.

Lesson plans and ideas for
classroom teachers.

Check out other interesting
history sites

Learn about early explorers and myths of
Norumbega.

Read what some have written about
Maine.

How much does Maine rely on its
image as a place apart for tourism today?

Read about the people on this
program.

Read a printable transcript of
this program.

Site index




Hillcrest Cottage. This beautiful cottage was built in 1888 for Major George Wheeler and burned in the fire of 1947.
Courtesy Bar Harbor Historical Society

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MAINE IN PRINT | EARLY EXPLORERS & MYTHS | VACATIONLAND | FEATURED INTERVIEWS

HISTORY TIMELINE | ARTS & CULTURE TIMELINE | NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE | CLASSROOM | HISTORY LINKS | SITE INDEX

 

HOME: The Story of Maine on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network was made in partnership with the Maine State Museum. Major funding was provided by the  Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency committed to fostering innovation, leadership and a lifetime of learning. Additional funding provided by Elsie Viles.
Major funding for previous seasons of  HOME: The Story of Maine was made possible by a grant from Rural Development, a part of the USDA. Special support is provided by The Maine State Museum and Northeast Historic Films.