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Pompey’s Circumstance

The previous blogs, “Twice on Sunday 1 & 2,” described a fictional day in the life of the commander of Fort George, Capt. Benjamin Larrabee. Everyone Larrabee interacted with in the story was real, including his “Negro servant” Pompey. What … Continue reading

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A Slave to Money

During Lovewell’s War, some families left the Brunswick area for safer communities. Many, though, chose to stay and take their chances. Those who remained found that, over all, the wins of life at Pejepscot seemed to outnumber the losses. During … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location-Part I

This Land is MY Land After the completion of Fort George in 1715, the proprietors of the Pejepscot Company, who had a King’s grant to develop a large swath of land in mid-coast Maine, were ready to divide Brunswick and … Continue reading

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