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Historical Items

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Item 18399

Tancrel House, Lewiston, 1895

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1895-06-24 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 35288

Biddeford Knights Templar on St. John's Day, 1916

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1916 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.