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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.
Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.
Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.
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Online Items Aurora Grange #202 Parade Float, Strong, ca. 1936 Item 69697 infoStrong Historical Society Aurora Grange participants on float…
The floats shown below remain unidentified. Click on a photo then zoom in to examine it. To add or correct information, scroll down to “Share What…
A one-lane floating bridge was built across the Sandy River about a mile downstream to detour traffic during construction when the old bridge was…
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by Arnold R. Couture
I saw a lot of changes at the International Paper Otis Mill during my 26 years as an electrician
by Phil Tedrick
A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman