Interior of St. Agatha Catholic Church, Saint Agatha, ca. 1905

Contributed by Ste. Agathe Historical Society

Description

The first church in St. Agatha was built in 1890. Land for the new church was donated to the Diocese of Portland by Israel Roy dit Voisine.

Fr. Ernest Etenaud, along with three carpenters, Edouard Lachance, Hilaire Ouellette and Charles Baron, built the church.

Bishop Healy was unable to officiate at the dedication of the church due to illness. Monseigneur Rogers de Chatham, N.B. presided over the the first official ceremony at the new church.

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About This Item

  • Title: Interior of St. Agatha Catholic Church, Saint Agatha, ca. 1905
  • Creation Date: circa 1905
  • Subject Date: circa 1905
  • Town: Saint Agatha
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 8.4 cm x 13.3 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Ste. Agathe Historical Society
P.O. Box 237, St. Agatha, ME 04772
(207) 543-6911

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