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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

Clues From the Past.

Native Life.

Read about the people on this
program.

Site index



European Settlement


Excerpts from Maine: The Pine Tree State from Prehistory to the Present

Chapter 2 by Ed Churchill
Chapter 3 by Ed Churchill

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CLUES FROM THE PAST | NATIVE LIFE | 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.