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Maine Irish Heritage Center

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Artists and Inventors of Biddeford

… of people from other cultures, such as the Irish and French-Canadians, plus the successful manufacturing at the many mills, combined to foster a…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 2 of 2

… and the animosity between the French and Irish Catholics, a separate church--St. Joseph's--was established in 1870.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 1 of 2

… an intense level of immigration, first of Irish and other west European workers; then later French-Canadian, east and southern Europeans.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 3 of 3

… to come to Biddeford--the story goes that the Irish blocked the Bradbury Bridge and the French blocked the Main Street Bridge; both groups were…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - III. An undercurrent of danger: Colonial Biddeford

… property in 1716-7 around the falls, and Scots-Irish immigrants arrived in greater numbers throughout the 1740's.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 4, pages 57-76

… mentioned are: Lincoln's victory in 1864 Irish votes in Bangor Silas S. Drew George B. McClellan Franklin Treat Annie Martin Northern secessionists…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 3 of 3

Rathbone, who had been inspired by a play by the Irish poet John Banim about the legend of Damon and Pythias.

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Life on a Tidal River - William S. Cohen, The Man and the School

… by many different people of Chinese, Greek, Irish, and Italian descent. They were all immigrant families.

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

… at Bull Run, Manassas, Antietam, Port Hudson, Irish Bend, Fredericksburg, and Cold Harbor among others.