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Historical Items

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Item 13119

Tea at French House, Houlton, c. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Glass Negative

Item 13117

French house interior, Houlton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Glass Negative

Item 13118

French House, Houlton, c. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Glass Negative

Tax Records

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Item 85143

French property, N. Side Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lulu B. French Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 72451

Assessor's Record, 293 Read Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary R. French Use: Garage

Item 32806

25 Adelaide Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Valona U. French Style: Utilitarian Use: Garage

Online Exhibits

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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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Les Raquetteurs

In the early 1600s, French explorers and colonizers in the New World quickly adopted a Native American mode of transportation to get around during the harsh winter months: the snowshoe. Most Northern societies had some form of snowshoe, but the Native Americans turned it into a highly functional item. French settlers named snowshoes "raquettes" because they resembled the tennis racket then in use.

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Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

Lambard and C .W King, the son of William King, the first governor of Maine. Before 1852 , King's home was at the site of the Customs House.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Entertainment- Alameda and Opera House

The Bath Opera House had a raging fire. The inside of the Opera House was wood, while the outside was brick.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

… from the Patten Free Library Sagadahock House, Bath, 1894Item Contributed byPatten Free Library The Sagadahock House was built in 1849; this…

My Maine Stories

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down

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The man who dedicated 52 years to Biddeford's iconic Alex Pizza
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A work ethic learned from his parents and passion for the employees and customers of Alex Pizza.

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Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide