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Item 11015

Wind power, Madison, 1981

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1981-01-06 Location: Madison Media: Photographic print

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John Bapst, Bangor, ca. 1860

Contributed by: John Bapst Memorial High School Date: circa 1860 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 1183

Home of Benjamin Rogers, Jaffa, Palestine, ca. 1866

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1866 Location: Jaffa; Jonesport Media: Photographic print


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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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John Martin: Expert Observer - Millerite camp meeting, Orrington, 1844

… Millerites, a religious group who believed that Jesus would reappear on earth between March 21, 1843 and March 21, 1844, held a camp meeting at…