The Maine Constitution was drafted shortly after the residents of Maine towns voted to separate From Massachusetts in July of 1819. Delegates from across Maine were sent to the constitutional convention in Portland where the constitution was first drafted and finalized in October of 1819. In December of 1819, the towns were asked to approve the constitution, which they did.
Along this wall are all of the pages of the original constitution, now preserved at the Maine State Archives, printed at actual size. To see how your town voted, scan the QR code or visit DigitalMaine.com to view images of the original reports of those votes, now preserved at the Maine State Library.
In July of 1819 the residents of the towns in the then District of Maine voted to separate from Massachusetts Delegates from across the District were sent to Portland to attend a constitutional convention. It was there that the constitution was drafted. The Constitution of the State of Maine was finalized in October of 1819 and adopted by a vote of towns people in December of the same year. Along this wall, printed at actual size, is the entirety of the original State constitution which is held and preserved at the Maine State Archives.
To see how your town voted, view images of the original reports of those votes preserved at the Maine State Library.