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Historical Items

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Item 102352

World War I veterans reunited, France, ca. 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1927 Media: Photographic Print

Item 4010

John Calvin Stevens' European travels, Near St. Gobain, France, 1892

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1892-08-14 Media: Ink on paper

Item 102302

Herbert Cobb's last letter home, France, 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1918-10-07 Location: Portland Media: Ink on Paper

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Tax Records

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Item 52236

133 Frances Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Guy E Sawtelle Use: Bungalow

Item 52239

143 Frances Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Bernard H Quinn Use: Bungalow

Item 52240

144 Frances Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Myrtle V Hargadon Use: Bungalow

Exhibits

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A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

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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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George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Pierre Painchaud

… play such tunes as “O Canada” and “Vive la France” during the weekly performances of French-Canadian ballads, chants, and folk songs at local…

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Lincoln, Maine - Ariel G. Edwards, WW II soldier, Lincoln, 1943

… Quartermaster Truck Company stationed in England, France, and Germany. He was both a mail clerk and truck driver during his service.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Gerald Burchard Flagg, Doris Marie Grover, Marian Frances Luce, Neil Glendon Luce, Jr., Everett Harry Mitchell, Leslie Raymond Pinkham, Philip…

My Maine Stories

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Story

How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-√Čtats
by Michael Parent

How Mon-Oncle France came to the United States.

Story

Nemo's Nightmare of World War I
by Mike and Bryan Luciano

Franklyn J. "Nemo" Burbank of Livermore Falls was our ancestor who fought in World War I.

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Peter Spanos fled the genocide in Turkey to Maine
by anonymous

Peter Spanos fled the Greek genocide in Smyrna in 1922, coming to Maine to work as a fruit peddler