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Historical Items

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Item 11475

Samuel Cook letter on U.S.-Canadian border, 1842

Contributed by: Cary Library Date: circa 1842 Location: Houlton; Frankfort Media: Ink on paper

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Item 10027

Foot bridge from Fort Kent to Clair, New Brunswick

Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Fort Kent; Clair Media: Photographic print

Item 20432

St. John River in Van Buren, ca. 1920

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Van Buren Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 3 of 3

… live in Phillips year round, but would return to Saint Anthony's Cottage every summer. In the winter she stayed with friends in Lewiston.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 2 of 3

… and even the shingle that hung outside “Saint Anthony’s Cottage,” her modest house in town.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Soldiers Of The Civil War

He was wounded at Saint Mary’s Church on June 24, 1864. In 1880 Hosea worked as a carpenter in Lynn, Massachusetts.