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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1845
Media: Charcoal on paper
Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society
Date: circa 1923
Location: Presque Isle
Media: Photographic print
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.
Father Sebastien Rasle, a French Jesuit, ran a mission for Indians at Norridgewock and, many English settlers believed, encouraged Indian resistance to English settlement. He was killed in a raid on the mission in 1724 that resulted in the remaining Indians fleeing for Canada.
Correspondence between Elizabeth Wadsworth, her father Peleg Wadsworth and Martha Washington's secretary about the gift of a lock of George Washington's hair to Eliza.
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Founding Fathers & Early History Use the menu at left to browse various pieces completed by 7th and 8th grade social-studies students at…
He lived at home till married. George's mother died in 1890. He married Lillian Winslow, daughter of George and Carrie Winslow in 1894. His father…
… the ranks of the well-to-do and well-connected husbands and fathers of the clubwomen, such as the York County Wheelmen and the Board of Trade.
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by Donald C. Cunningham
A story about my father and our family.
by Phil Tedrick
A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman
by Normand and Richard Paradis
Father and son discuss their lives working for International Paper and changes over time