A Shared Heritage

Maine Acadians share beliefs and experiences tying them to a common religion, languages, and history. The St. John River, land, and family are essential to their culture. The National Park Service supports the Maine Acadian Heritage Council, an association of historical societies, cultural clubs, towns, and museums that work together to support Maine Acadian culture in the St. John Valley.

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Things to Do

Visit museums, historical societies, and more in this scenic area of northern Maine.

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Photos & Multimedia

Explore some of the historical and cultural sites that preserve the heritage of Maine Acadians.

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Acadian Culture in Maine Publication

Discover the history and cultural heritage of Maine's Upper Saint John Valley.

Last updated: January 28, 2016

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P.O. Box 88
Madawaska, ME 04756


207 728-6826

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