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Item 11015

Wind power, Madison, 1981

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1981-01-06

Location: Madison

Media: Photographic print

Item 35333

John Bapst, Bangor, ca. 1860

Contributed by: John Bapst Memorial High School

Date: circa 1860

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

Item 1183

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

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1866

Location: Jaffa; Jonesport

Media: Photograph

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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.