St. John Valley Cultural Byway Exhibit Review

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Below are 30 images of the proposed roadside exibits for the St. John Valley Cultural Byway.

We welcome any comments or feedback you may have. Simply scroll down to view the exibits, enter your comments in the provided comment box associated with an exhibit, and click on the "submit" button, to send us your comments for that given exibit.

All comments will be reviewed by the project team and considered for incorporation into the final exhibits.

Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts!

Larry Johannesman
lawrence.johannesman@maine.gov
207-624-3404

The Exhibits

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Educating farm children through the Valley; One room schools.| Roosevelt School | Hamlin | 42" x 24"

Banning French in Schools: Past Language Struggles | Gov. Brann School | Cyr Plantation | 42" x 24"

Long Lots & Land Use in French/Acadian Valley settlements | Acadian Village | Van Buren | 42" x 24"

Work the woods in winter (Matriarchy) | Acadian Village | Van Buren | 42" x 24"

French/Acadian Home and Family Life in the Valley (Big families) | Acadian Village | Van Buren | 42" x 24"

Traditions of Faith and Church Architecture - Church Tour | St. Bruno Sidewalk | Van Buren | 48" x 26"

French Business Boom | Van Buren | 42" x 24"

Catholic area: A strong religious presence among the French/Acadians | Rest Area | Grand Isle | 42" x 24"

The Acadian settlers | Tante Blanche Museum | Madawaska | 48" x 36"

The Acadian cross and reunion, genealogy | Tante Blanche Museum | Madawaska | 48" x 20"

Trail to Acadian Cross | Tante Blanche Museum | Madawaska | 48" x 8"

Tante Blanche Story| Tante Blanche Museum | Madawaska | 42" x 24"

French-Acadian/English Architecture | Tante Blanche fence facing Chasse house | Madawaska | 42" x 24"

Tools: French/Acadian Cultural Values: patenteur| Tante Blanche Museum | Madawaska | 48" x 28"

Tools: French/Acadian Cultural Values: patenteur | Tante Blanche Museum | Madawaska | 48" x 20"

Champlain-Early Religious explorers | Tante Blanche Museum | Madawaska | 42" x 24"

Catholicism, education and French/Acadian communities | Town Gazebo Area | St. Agatha | 48" x 24"

Traditions passed down through the generations | Ste. Agathe Historical Society | St. Agatha | 48" x 24"

Smuggling in the Valley | Historical Society's RR Water Tower Area | Frenchville | 42" x 24"

How Rail affected Farming | Historical Society Railroad Water Tower & Park Area | Frenchville | 42" x 24"

Farming Then and Now | Historical Society's RR Water Tower & Park Area | Frenchville | 42" x 24"

Who is a Maine Acadian | Acadian Archives entrance UMFK | Fort Kent | 48" x 36"

Explore the Acadian Archives | Acadian Archives entrance UMFK | Fort Kent | 48" x 18"

Diaspora | Acadian Archives entrance UMFK | Fort Kent | 48" x 36"

Diaspora and Byway Map | Acadian Archives entrance UMFK | Fort Kent

The river never divided us, Ferries | New Riverside Park Entry near mural | Fort Kent | 42" x 24"

One people/Two Countries| New Green Space at Bridge by Mile Zero Park | Fort Kent | 42" x 24"

How railroads affected economic health of Valley | Railroad Station| Fort Kent | 42" x 24"

International Border Markings | Town Office with Boundary Markers | St. John | 42" x 24"

The end-of-the-line | St. Francis Historical Society | St. Francis | 42" x 24"

The Allagash-- a unique Scots-Irish community | Allagash Historical Society | Allagash | 42" x 24"

Allagash River Drivers and Logging | Allagash Historical Society | Allagash | 42" x 24"