Keywords: Baptist Church
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Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
Date: circa 1920
Contributed by: Kennebunk Free Library
Date: circa 1860
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Address: 45-47 Wilmot Street, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Swedish Baptist Church
Use: Dwelling - Two Family & Church
Address: 14 Brentwood Street, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Central Square Baptist Church
Use: Dwelling - Two family
St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.
This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.
Lewiston, Maine's second largest city, was long looked upon by many as a mill town with grimy smoke stacks, crowded tenements, low-paying jobs, sleazy clubs and little by way of refinement, except for Bates College. Yet, a noted Québec historian, Robert Rumilly, described it as "the French Athens of New England."
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A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.
The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.