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Historical Items

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Item 35288

Biddeford Knights Templar on St. John's Day, 1916

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1916 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 22636

St. John's Day, Brunswick, 1894

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1894 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 22637

St. John's Day, Brunswick, 1894

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: 1894-06-24 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

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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John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.

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Father John Bapst: Catholicism's Defender and Promoter

Father John Bapst, a Jesuit, knew little of America or Maine when he arrived in Old Town in 1853 from Switzerland. He built churches and defended Roman Catholics against Know-Nothing activists, who tarred and feathered the priest in Ellsworth in 1854.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… four inch water main was completed on lower Main St., the system served the village by gravity-feed from Day Mountain Pond.

Site Page

Historic Hallowell - Captains and Their Ships

… many ship captains in Hallowell, roaming the seas day to day.Hubbard Free Library What you will find under Hallowell Sea Captains: Two…

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

He was then captured on June 24, 1864, at St. Mary’s Church Virginia. He died on October 6, 1864, in Andersonville Prison of scorbutus.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.

Story

Ah, les Fameuse Ployes!
by Alain Ouellette

Growing up in an Acadian French family and eating ployes

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A Note from a Maine-American
by William Dow Turner

With 7 generations before statehood, and 5 generations since, Maine DNA carries on.