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Item 18357

Construction discussion, St. Dominic's Hockey Arena, Lewiston, ca. 1949

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1949 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 81538

Clearing the Debris at St. Dominic's Arena, Lewiston, 1956

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1956 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 101412

Dedication of the Portland Ice Arena, 1984

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1984 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print


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The Washburns of Livermore

Members of the Washburn family of Livermore participated in the Civil War in a variety of ways -- from Caroline at the homefront, to Samuel at sea, Elihu, as a Congressman from Illinois, and Israel governor of Maine. The family had considerable influence politically on several fronts.


William King

Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.


From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Significant Events

… the nation it has played a significant part in the country's history and its impact has gone beyond the city's boundaries into the world arena.

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Skyline Farm

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Skyline Farm - Making and Preserving History

… Carl Semmes Securing Trusses on Skyline Riding Arena X The indoor riding arena, with its curved, laminated wood trusses, was completed around…