St. John Valley

4 days ago

Get on board Train of Events to celebrate Harry Potter

The University of Maine at Fort Kent English faculty have planned a Train of Events each day from Oct. 11-15. Faculty, staff, students, and community members are encouraged to participate in various Harry Potter books and literacy awareness readings that are scheduled to take place after the University’s fall break

5 days ago

Fort Kent Historical Society annual meeting on Oct. 18

The Fort Kent Historical Society would like to invite all members in good standing to its annual members’ meeting that will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 4 p.m. at the Fort Kent Town Office on West Main Street.

6 days ago

Passenger ship lists are useful

In the past I’ve debunked the claim that names were changed at Ellis Island.  You still hear this story but it never, ever happened.  Whatever name was on the passenger ship list was the name the passenger gave when they embarked.