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Item 9916

Title: St. Ignatius, Martyr, Church, Sanford, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1895

Location: Sanford

Media: Photograph

Item 22958

Title: St. Ignatius Parish, Sanford, 1904

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: 1904

Location: Sanford

Media: Glass Negative

Item 16710

Title: View from Town Hall, Sanford, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1910

Location: Sanford

Media: Print from Glass Negative

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."