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Item 35340

Hopley Yeaton remains, Lubec, 1974

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: 1974-11-01

Location: Lubec

Media: Photographic print

Item 35349

Hopley Yeaton ceremony, Lubec, 1975

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: 1975-08-19

Location: Lubec

Media: Photographic print

Item 98763

Garde d’Honneur, Association St. Dominique, Lewiston, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Beatrice Gendron Guimond through Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1920

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

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Skowhegan Doughboys in France, 1918, WW I

Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

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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.

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Fight or buy bonds, World War I poster, 1917

World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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Wood Island Lighthouse  circa 1929

Friends of Wood Island Light

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

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District of Maine map, 1795

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston is Incorporated - 1777

… from the river under the watchful eyes of armed guards along the river. After the war, about 175 remaining settlers left the fort and went back to…

Site Page

Centennial souvenir pin, Lubec, 1911

Lubec, Maine - Parade, Pins and Pageantry, 1911

Andrews Band, Frontier National Guards, Capt. Bradish were followed by the Knights of Columbus float and P. Gillis Council K. of C.

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Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote

by Adam R. Cote


Military Service has had a deep impact my life