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    Maine Acadian Culture

    Maine

Pelletier-Marquis House

Interior Pelletier-Marquis House

Interior of the Pelletier‑Marquis House

NPS/Anne Warner

Mid-June to Labor Day: Tuesday through Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Pelletier‑Marquis House
St. Agatha Historical Society
P.O. Box 237
St. Agatha, Maine 04772

The Pelletier-Marquis House represents an older working class home and is thought of as “everyman’s home.” Humble in appearance, its original site, rock foundation, low ceilings, buckwheat hull insulation, wide floor boards, and square-headed nails make this a unique historical structure.

 

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.