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Historical Items

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Item 11797

Van Buren to Saint Leonard Bridge

Contributed by: Abel J. Morneault Memorial Library Date: circa 1930 Location: Van Buren; St. Leonard Media: Photographic print

Item 35390

Crucifix belonging to Father John Bapst, ca. 1850

Contributed by: John Bapst Memorial High School Date: circa 1850 Location: Bangor Media: Wood

Item 11475

Samuel Cook letter on U.S.-Canadian border, 1842

Contributed by: Cary Library Date: circa 1842 Location: Houlton; Frankfort Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

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Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

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Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

Site Pages

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Blake Library Special Collections, UMFK

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Ste. Agathe Historical Society

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 3 of 3

… live in Phillips year round, but would return to Saint Anthony's Cottage every summer. In the winter she stayed with friends in Lewiston.