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Item 31822

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

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Lubec

Media: Photographic postcard

Item 55341

Title: Catholic Church, West Lubec, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Lubec

Media: Postcard

Item 9857

Title: St. Louis Catholic Church, Fort Kent

Contributed by: Fort Kent Public Library

Date: circa 1920

Location: Fort Kent

Media: postcard

Tax Records Showing 3 of 5 View All

Item 40195

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

Owner in 1924: Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland

Use: Church & School

Item 62757

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

Owner in 1924: Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland

Use: Church

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Nave, St. Peter and Paul Church, Lewiston

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.


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.


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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Float in Parade for St. John de Baptist, Lewiston

Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary's

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


Sorting gap, North Lincoln, 1910

Lincoln, Maine

The history of a long-time mill town as depicted by seventh and eighth grade students at Mattanawcook Junior High School, with help from Lincoln Historical Society and Lincoln Memorial Library. The site includes exhibits on the paper industry, founding fathers, wartime Lincoln, Main Street, influential institutions, and communication and transportation.


Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.