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Historical Items

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Item 6625

Sisters Ada S. Cummings and Lizzie Bailey, Sabbathday Lake, ca. 1915

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers Date: circa 1915 Location: New Gloucester Media: Black and white print; glass plate negative

Item 18384

Dominican Block, Lewiston, ca. 1883

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1883 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 79413

The Methodist Church, Rumford, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: circa 1906 Location: Rumford Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 40303

Assessor's Record, 1397 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stroudwater Religious Society Use: Church

Exhibits

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Anshe Sfard, Portland's Early Chassidic Congregation

Chassidic Jews who came to Portland from Eastern Europe formed a congregation in the late 19th century and, in 1917, built a synagogue -- Anshe Sfard -- on Cumberland Avenue in Portland. By the early 1960s, the congregation was largely gone. The building was demolished in 1983.

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Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland's Orthodox Synagogue

Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.

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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.

Site Pages

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First Parish in Portland

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United Society of Shakers

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Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary's

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My Maine Stories

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Story of the "little nun"
by Felicia Garant

My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me

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Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service
by Jim Barrows

A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.