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Lewiston ice palace, Main Street, 1926

Contributed by Franco-American Collection

An ice palace on Main Street near the intersection with Lisbon Street in Lewiston, built by the convention committee of the Lewiston snowshoe convention.

The palaces were an important part of the snowshoe conventions that drew thousands of participants from French Canada and Franco-American communities. The conventions included a parade, along with snowshoe competitions, among other activities.

Other Information


  • Title: Lewiston ice palace, Main Street, 1926
  • Creation Date: 1926
  • Subject Date: 1926
  • Town: Lewiston
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 5.4 x 7.8
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Franco-American Collection
USM, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 753-6545
http://www.usm.maine.edu/lac/franco/

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