Historical Maps

1605 Map Champlain’s map of Saco Bay and the Saco River, Showing the large Wowanock village named Choacoet on the lower Saco

1618 Map French map, based on a 1607 expedition by Marc Lescarbot, showing the Wabanaki communities and Rivers etc.

1798 Map of the Cobscook River area (Cobscook Bay and the Dennys River) drawn by Passamaquoddy Francis Joseph Neptune

1798 Map Showing the traditional canoe trail from the Maliseet village of Meductic to Indian Island at Old Town. Described as the ancient “highway” for Native people. Settlers also used this trail.

1856, 1874 to Early 1900’s etc… Maps and Pictures of the Lower St Croix River Area, Calais, Maine and Milltown, NB. (St Croix History Project Page)

Early Maps of canoe portages throughout Wabanaki Land including traditional Passamaquoddy, Maliseet and Penobscot watersheds.

1887 Map Passamaquoddy Traditional Homeland Boundary as described by Lewis Mitchell in speech to the Maine Legislature

1901 Map Showing Passamaquoddy and other neighbor tribes’ Territories.