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Historical Items

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Item 10913

Saint John's School, Presque Isle

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Location: Presque Isle 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 18521

Notre Dame de la Sagesse Convent bell, St. Agatha, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Saint Agatha Media: Brass

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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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.

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Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Soldiers Of The Civil War

He was wounded at Saint Mary’s Church on June 24, 1864. In 1880 Hosea worked as a carpenter in Lynn, Massachusetts.

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Blake Library Special Collections, UMFK

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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.