• 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?

Log building

Maine Acadians speak "Valley French," a mixture of old French and English plus some Quebécois terms. "Valley French" is principally spoken rather than written.