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Historical Items Showing 3 of 192 View All

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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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

St-Jean-Baptiste portrayal, 1890

La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century.

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Site

Float in Parade for St. John de Baptist, Lewiston

Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary's

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