November 21, 2017

Today in History: Maine


Today in History–March 15–the Library of Congress features Maine, which became the twenty-third state in the Union on this day in 1820. Learn more about the pine tree state well known and loved for its dense woodlands and beautiful, often rugged coastline by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to access more primary source treasures about this most northeastern state.

Maine stories from America’s Library

Maine primary source set

Maine maps

Maine books

Sturdy State of Maine Nears 100th Birthday: History of the Pine Tree State” The Sun and the New York Herald. (New York [N.Y.]), 07 March 1920.

Maine oral histories

Maine sheet music

Maine images from American Memory

more Maine images

Logging in Maine (film)

Maine legislation

Maine Guide to Law Online

Today in History: Acadia National Park

More U.S. state primary source collections

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