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Historical Items

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Item 9857

St. Louis Catholic Church, Fort Kent

Contributed by: Fort Kent Public Library Date: circa 1920 Location: Fort Kent Media: Postcard

Item 7967

Exterior of Saint Louis Church, Fort Kent

Contributed by: Fort Kent Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Fort Kent Media: Photographic print

Item 7966

Interior of first St. Louis Church in Fort Kent

Contributed by: Fort Kent Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Fort Kent; Fort Kent Media: Photograph on mounting board

Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.

Exhibit

Le Théâtre

Lewiston, Maine's second largest city, was long looked upon by many as a mill town with grimy smoke stacks, crowded tenements, low-paying jobs, sleazy clubs and little by way of refinement, except for Bates College. Yet, a noted Québec historian, Robert Rumilly, described it as "the French Athens of New England."

Site Pages

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Site Page

Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

Louis, and eight shiploads of paving stones for New Orleans. Carrying stone over water was sometimes perilous: stone sloops sank more readily than…

Site Page

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

Louis. These families put up summer “cottages,” mansions that rivaled the finest on the mainland. With the establishment of Islesboro’s summer…

My Maine Stories

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Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement