Today in Maine’s Franco History is a look back at important dates in the history of Maine’s Franco-American communities. It will run throughout 2020, the bicentennial year of Maine’s statehood. Your suggestions for additional events, people, and institutions to celebrate are most welcome.
January 16, 1925: First edition of La Justice de Sanford published. It was one of many smaller French-language papers published in Maine. Publishers and managers associated with La Justice de Sanford included Leo Doyon, Florence Maheau, Lionel LaFrance and Moses Baribeau. The paper ceased publishing in 1945.