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Item 16595

Franklin Benjamin Sanborn and Charles Malloy at Green Acre, Eliot

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives Date: circa 1900 Location: Eliot Media: Photographic print

Item 100356

St. Sauveur mission, Mount Desert, ca. 1866

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1866 Media: Pencil on paper

Item 20459

Elder Clement Phinney, Standish, ca. 1810

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1810 Location: Standish Media: Lithograph


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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.