WHAT IS OUR PURPOSE?
To promote patriotism and pride in our beloved country by remembering and sharing the exemplary deeds of our Maine ancestors.
To preserve and increase knowledge of the history of Maine by the preservation of documents and recording of family histories and traditions.
To teach and emphasize the heroic deeds of those who laid the foundation for the noteworthy State that Maine is today.
To recognize and record those individuals who established residency, owned land or businesses within the boundaries of present day Maine between1604-1652.
To educate, preserve and increase knowledge of the history of Maine by the preservation of documents and the recording of family histories, lineages, and traditions.
To be involved in charitable and educational efforts and to support patriotic, genealogical, literary, historical and social activities that further the purposes and objectives of this Order within our country.
Flag of the State of Maine
1901 - 1909
|The State Flag is hereby declared to be buff charged with the emblem of the State, a pine tree proper in the center and the polar star (a mullet of five points), in blue in the upper corner. The star to be equidistant from the hoist and upper border of the flag, the distance from the two borders to the center of the star equal to about one quarter the hoist. This distance and the size of the star are proportionate to the size of the flag.|