Today in Maine’s Franco History: January 16

Today in Maine’s Franco History is a look back at important dates in the history of Maine’s Franco-American communities. It will run throughout 2020, the bicentennial year of Maine’s statehood. Your suggestions for additional events, people, and institutions to celebrate are most welcome. January 16, 1925: First edition of La Justice de Sanford published. It was one of […]

Today in Maine’s Franco History: January 13

Today in Maine’s Franco History is a look back at important dates in the history of Maine’s Franco-American communities. It will run throughout 2020, the bicentennial year of Maine’s statehood. Your suggestions for additional events, people, and institutions to celebrate are most welcome. January 13, 1964 – Louis-Philippe Gagné of Lewiston died, aged 63. Gagné was […]

Today in Maine’s Franco History: Jan 8

Today in Maine’s Franco History is a look back at important dates in the history of Maine’s Franco-American communities. It will run throughout 2020, the bicentennial year of Maine’s statehood. Your suggestions for additional events, people, and institutions to celebrate are most welcome. January 8, 1883: Opening of the Dominican Block (Bloc Dominicain) in Lewiston. The […]