a small wooden box with a house on it sitting on top of a doily

Mauchline Ware Trinket Box Freeport Maine For Sale on Ruby Lane

Many people are familiar with Freeport, Maine as it is the home of L.L. Bean; however, it is also "where Maine was made a state" according to this Mauchline ware box. It shows the Codman House (Tavern), originally called the Jameson Tavern, where according to lore, articles where signed on the second floor corner room by Massachusetts officials separating Maine, then a section of Massachusetts in 1820, and setting it on course to become a separate state. Today the Codman House has reverted…
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