Keywords: St Mary's
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Title: St. Mary's School Fire
Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum
Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Date: circa 1895
Media: photogravure print, ink on paper
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Address: 203 St. John Street, Portland
Owner in 1924: Marie B. Delavina
Use: Dwelling - Three Family
Address: 247-249 St. John Street, Portland
Owner in 1924: Mary E. Conley
Use: Rooming House
George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.
Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.
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.