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Maine History: After Statehood In 1820 Through The Civil War

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historic lithograph exhibited at Bowdoin College Museum of Art
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We continue our bicentennial coverage of Maine history, spanning the road to statehood to the current day.

In this segment, our panel of historians explains how Maine evolved in the pivotal years between becoming a state in 1820 through Maine's involvement in the Civil War. We'll learn about the pivotal figures of the day, and how Maine's cultural, economic and political landscape evolved during the 19th century. 

Guests

Earle Shettleworth, longtime Maine State Historian

Liam Riordan, professor of history, University of Maine

 

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