Keywords: Religious buildings
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Contributed by: United Society of Shakers
Date: circa 1915
Location: New Gloucester
Media: Black and white print; glass plate negative
Contributed by: Franco-American Collection
Date: circa 1883
Media: Printed photograph
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Owner in 1924: Stroudwater Religious Society
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.
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.
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.
An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.
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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.