Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1993–1994 Location: Southampton Clients: Tina Brown; Harold Evans Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect
John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.
The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.
Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.
… in moldings, brackets, dentils, and window and balcony details. He popularized the inverted fleur-de-lis symbol, using it lavishly in side porches…