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Historical Items Showing 3 of 257 View All

Item 10012

Acadian Flag design

Contributed by: L'Heritage Vivant Living Heritage

Date: 1883

Media: fabric

Item 14013

Louise Surrette, Bangor, 1941

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1941

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

Item 64427

Eastend Bunch, Biddeford, 1935

Contributed by: An individual through Biddeford Historical Society

Date: 1935-08-25

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

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Nave, St. Peter and Paul Church, Lewiston

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.


Waterville City Hall during the centennial celebration, 1902

"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan..." Waterville, 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.


St-Jean-Baptiste portrayal, 1890

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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Biddeford High School Cadets, ca. 1897

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - RESOURCES

RESOURCES PLEASE NOTE: The Biddeford Heritage Project made extensive use of the local newspaper, in its many incarnations, in researching for the…

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"Rocking Chair Row" program, Biddeford, 1930

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - "Good the more communicated, the more abundant grows" : The Thursday Club

"Good the more communicated, the more abundant grows" : The Thursday Club "Rocking Chair Row" program, Biddeford, 1930Item Contributed…

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J.G. Deering & Son Lumber Co., Biddeford, ca. 1880

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - IV. Engulfed by nationalism: Revolutionary Biddeford

IV. Engulfed by nationalism: Revolutionary Biddeford J.G. Deering & Son Lumber Co., Biddeford, ca.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 6 View All


How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-√Čtats

by Michael Parent

How Mon-Oncle France came to the United States.


It was like a family in the mill

by Arnold R. Couture

I saw a lot of changes at the International Paper Otis Mill during my 26 years as an electrician


I never thought I would work at a paper mill.

by Greg Bizier

I love science and managed the lab for International Paper's Otis Mill for 31 years.