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This week’s crème de la crème — June 28, 2014

The bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs 10 Ways to Find a Loyalist Ancestor by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy. Book Review: Loyalist Refugees. Non-Military Refugees in Quebec 1776-1784 by Bobbi King on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter. … Continue reading


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Franco-American History Fair takes place this weekend

The Franco-American Collection at the University of Southern Maine will hold the state’s first Franco-American History Fair at its Lewiston-Auburn College campus in Lewiston on Saturday, June 21, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The fair will feature exhibits from Maine historical societies, … Continue reading

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Franco-American pride in Maine

During a recent research trip to Portland, Maine, I stayed with a distant cousin who is only one generation from being French Canadian. Her mother was Acadian and her father was born in Quebec. She grew up listening to her parents speak … Continue reading

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