• Wooded river with church along banks

    Maine Acadian Culture



The Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes operated by the University of Maine at Fort Kent now have a website! Learn about the history and cultural heritage of the St. John Valley.

Read the Web edition of the 1994 National Park Service publication Acadian Culture in Maine, a 92-page report on the history and cultural heritage of Maine's Upper St. John Valley.

Did You Know?

Landscape view of fence and river

Maine Acadians have historically used the French language to transmit their oral traditions. Today, French is learned as a first or second language throughout the valley.