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Item 35391

John Bapst High School, Bangor, ca. 1930

Contributed by: John Bapst Memorial High School

Date: circa 1930

Location: Bangor

Media: Postcard

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John Bapst High School basketball Booster button, Bangor, ca. 1950

John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.

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St. John's Church, Bangor, ca. 1930

Father John Bapst: Catholicism's Defender and Promoter

Father John Bapst, a Jesuit, knew little of America or Maine when he arrived in Old Town in 1853 from Switzerland. He built churches and defended Roman Catholics against Know-Nothing activists, who tarred and feathered the priest in Ellsworth in 1854.

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Fairbanks Building on fire, Bangor, 1911

Life on a Tidal River - The Bangor Fire of 1911 - Page 1 of 2

… would continue to spread up French Street and Broadway as far as Broadway Park. A late night rain helped firefighters gain the upper hand on the…

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Howard House, Bangor, 1869

Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

Print. Vickery, James B. Made in Bangor. Bangor: Bangor Historical Society, 1984, Print. Zelz, Abigail E. and Marilyn Zoidis. Woodsmen and Whigs.

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Lincoln, Maine - Other Early Hospitals

… he first helped operate two hospitals, on West Broadway. The hospitals were the Stratton Hospital and the Margaret Workman Hospital. Dr.