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Historical Markers in Madawaska, Maine

 
Clickable Map of Aroostook County, Maine and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Aroostook County, ME (25) Penobscot County, ME (39) Piscataquis County, ME (4) Somerset County, ME (3) Washington County, ME (64)  AroostookCounty(25) Aroostook County (25)  PenobscotCounty(39) Penobscot County (39)  PiscataquisCounty(4) Piscataquis County (4)  SomersetCounty(3) Somerset County (3)  WashingtonCounty(64) Washington County (64)
Houlton is the county seat for Aroostook County
Madawaska is in Aroostook County
      Aroostook County (25)  
ADJACENT TO AROOSTOOK COUNTY
      Penobscot County (39)  
      Piscataquis County (4)  
      Somerset County (3)  
      Washington County (64)  
 
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1Maine (Aroostook County), Madawaska — "Making Do" / Tout faire avec rien
English: ”Making do” with creativity: French-Acadian inventiveness, ingenuity, & lapatente Here in the Valley, a person who can make or fix just about anything is called le patenteux in the local . . . Map (db m148296) HM
2Maine (Aroostook County), Madawaska — Acadian Heroine: Tante Blanche / Tante Blanche : Héroïne acadienne
English: Two years of flooding, early frosts, and harsh winters forced many settlers to flee in the winter of 1797. While the remaining men were away hunting, an eight day storm descended. Tante Blanche strapped on snowshoes and . . . Map (db m148300) HM
3Maine (Aroostook County), Madawaska — Acadian Landing SiteAcadian Cross Historic Shrine — National Register of Historic Places —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m148200) HM
4Maine (Aroostook County), Madawaska — Discover Traces of Acadian ArchitectureDécouvrez les traces de l'architecture acadienne
English: Hidden solid timber homes. Bricks disguise the timber structure of the house across the field, built using a practice once common here called "piece on piece" [above]. This method used square-hewn horizontal timbers . . . Map (db m148298) HM
5Maine (Aroostook County), Madawaska — Du Premier Débarquement des Acadiens àu MadawaskaThe first landing of the Acadians in Madawaska — juin 1785 —
Plaque commémorative du premier débarquement des Acadiens àu Madawaska, en juin 1785. Hommages de Leurs Descendants. 15 Août 1934. English (Google translate): Commemorative plaque of the first landing of the Acadians in Madawaska . . . Map (db m148295) HM
6Maine (Aroostook County), Madawaska — Genealogy, Massive French & Acadian Family ReunionsLa généalogie. Ces grands rassemblements de familles acadiennes et françaises
English: Genealogy, massive French & Acadian family reunions link past and future While some Americans proudly trace their roots to the Mayflower, here Valley roots lead back to 1785 and the first 17 Acadian families. . . . Map (db m148199) HM
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7Maine (Aroostook County), Madawaska — Saint David Catholic ChurchNational Register of Historic Places
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m147986) HM
8Maine (Aroostook County), Madawaska — Territoire de Madawaska
English: —Acadians settling where faith, farms, and family could grow— British encourage the settlement of the Madawaska Territory. The British — having lost many American colonies in 1783 — wanted . . . Map (db m148194) HM
9Maine (Aroostook County), Madawaska — Who is a patenteux? / Patenteux ou pas ?
English: Renowned carver Aurelle Collin's handmade crooked knives employ used razor blades. “You see, he had a neighbor who had a barber shop — so he would use his old razor blades to make his knives. Pretty . . . Map (db m148297) HM
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022