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
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.