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Category: Religion & Philosophy, Religious Groups, Christian

Historical Items

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Item 1177

Letter concerning Harbinger of Peace, 1953

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1953-11-25 Location: Milbridge; Jonesport Media: Ink on paper

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Item 1179

Letter from Ms. Lord about the Jaffa Colony

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1935-11-12 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 1184

Benjamin K. Rogers, 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1870 Location: Jaffa; Jonesport Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.

Site Pages

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First Parish in Portland

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Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary's

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing Candid Photography

School of Nursing Candid Photography Mercy Hospital School of Nursing CandidClick Image to View Full Slideshow The Mercy Hospital School of…

My Maine Stories

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Rev James Wells Appointment as Chaplain for Maine in Civil War
by David Woodward

Certificate for Rev. Wells commissioned by Gov. Israel Washburn Jr. to serve in Maine 11th Regiment

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Story of the "little nun"
by Felicia Garant

My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me