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Historical Items

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Item 31822

St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, West Lubec, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Lubec Media: Postcard

Item 55341

Catholic Church, West Lubec, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Lubec Media: Postcard

Item 9857

St. Louis Catholic Church, Fort Kent

Contributed by: Fort Kent Public Library Date: circa 1920 Location: Fort Kent Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 40195

Assessor's Record, 1181 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland Use: Church & School

Item 62757

Assessor's Record, 59-65 Mellen Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland Use: Church

Exhibits

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La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Catholic Church

The Catholic Church is located on the west side of Main Street, so the reason he bought his house on Ballard Hill was so that he could be within…

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Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary's

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

… into the angry mob to stop the destruction of a Catholic family's home. With his brother, William Moses, they both became wealthy business men who…