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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

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Nave, St. Peter and Paul Church, Lewiston

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.

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Camp Tekakwitha brochure, Leeds, ca. 1940

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.

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Jean-Baptiste Couture, Lewiston, 1926

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."

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Captain John W. Kane, Blue Hill, ca. 1900

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…

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Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

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…

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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