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Program 11: The Penobscot Expedition and The Revolution

Eastern Frontier

Within a few short years after the end of the last Frontier War in 1763, Maine citizens found themselves on the eastern frontier of a rebellion against Britain. As early as 1765, protestors in Falmouth decried the British Stamp Act and voted for the non-importation of British goods.

During the American Revolution, Maine Patriots protested against unreasonable British demands, Maine privateers assailed British merchant and military ships, and Maine citizens endured incredible hardship to lay claim to a new nation that would be free from British tyranny.

Click on the links below to learn more about specific incidents that occurred in Maine during the American Revolution.

   Machias and the "Margaretta"  

   Arnold’s March

   The Burning of Falmouth

   Henry Mowatt

  John Allan


THE DEFENCE | THE EASTERN FRONTIER | THE CASTINE LOYALISTS
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