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Item 78861

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Portland, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks Date: circa 1917 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 78687

St. Luke's Cathedral, Portland, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks Date: circa 1909 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 23969

Cathedral Rock, Bar Harbor, 1908

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1908 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard


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La Basilique Lewiston

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.


Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.


The Irish on the Docks of Portland

Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 1 of 2

… of wooden Gothic Revival carving inspired by the Cathedral of Milan. When the first of two daguerreotypes were taken, the ell and the barn had…

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 1 of 3

… public graduation ceremony in 1930 at Portland’s Cathedral Guild Hall, where eight graduates received diplomas.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration - Page 2 of 2

… shows the ancient town, with its waterfront and cathedrals, its quaint German architecture and sharp-roofed houses, its odd-looking boats and…