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Historical Items

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Item 103750

Smyrna Mills church and parsonage, ca. 1908

Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: circa 1908 Location: Smyrna Mills Media: Photograph

Item 9950

18 Bodwell Street, Sanford, ca 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Sanford Media: Photographic print

Item 31358

St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Hallowell, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1890 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield's Church on the Hill

However, this old church with its steeple that houses that old, melodious brass bell is still a beacon of hope to all who seek respite within its…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

It currently is occasionally used as a church , and primarily it is used as an arts center for dancing, musical productions, and more.

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Mercy Hospital - The Spanish Flu

… we are loosing [sic] about as many in our country as they are in France.” Writing Foster just a week later, his friend Manola Gilman of Cumberland…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote
by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life

Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII