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Malaga Island with Kate McBrien


https://youtu.be/mIeqJndS9zs   Courtesy of Peter K. Roberts Maine State Archivist Kate McBrien explores the true history of the community who lived on Malaga Island, off the coast of Phippsburg, Maine, in the late 1800s with an engaging presentation and discussion. This program examines the individuals who were part of this community and the State’s actions to evict them from their ...

Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way: Uncovering the Life of Quash, a Black Man in Eighteenth-Century Lincoln County


Pre-registration required to receive Zoom Link In the spring of 2020, while working on a genealogy project in the history of a local white family in Lincoln County, Maine, independent researcher James Tanzer came across a digital copy of the will of a formerly enslaved Black man named Quash, who lived in Topsham, Maine during the eighteenth century. Eager to ...

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