Tag Archives: Senator Susan Deschambault

A Franco-American tribute to Marquis de Lafayette

James R. Gaines, First Edition For Liberty and Glory

Lafayette Trail in Maine – Julien Icher is a French scholar who is leading the process of documenting the footsteps of General Lafayette, at the time he visited the United States, after the Revolutionary War (1775-1783). This historic visit by Lafayette was significant because the French General had been a close ally to General George […]

Pictures of the Franco-American Day in the Maine State Capitol

Le grand derangement plaque and Le Club Calumet

AUGUSTA, ME-  Franco-American Day at the State Capitol was a cultural success. On Thursday, May 16, 2019, the Maine Legislature held a joint session in the House of Representatives to recognize the Franco-American heritage evident throughout the state.  Eleven citizens were inducted into the Franco-American Hall of Fame during formal legislative ceremonies.  This special recognition […]

Franco-American Hall of Fame inductees 2017

Franco-American Hall of Fame in Maine Legislature with guests Lisa and Ricahrd

Oui, c’était un honneur! (By the way- my brilliant fleur pendant was a gift from high school friend Roxann Potrzuski Angil, from Baltimore, MD.) AGUUSTA, Me- It was indeed an esteemed honor to be recognized by leaders of the Maine Legislature and to meet Maine’s Franco-American Governor Paul LePage, at ceremonies held on April 19th, […]