Experience the international St. John Valley
Regional Resources


The St. John River is the international border
The St. John River is the international border


Brian and Edmond Theriault are traditional snowshoe makers
Brian and Edmond Theriault are traditional
snowshoe makers


First Nation/Native drummers
First Nation / Native drummers


Handmade ash baskets are made in the Valley
Handmade ash baskets are made in the Valley


Angel sculpture at the Musée culturel du Mont-Carmel, Lille, ME
Angel sculpture at the Musée culturel du Mont-Carmel,
Lille, ME

This list is for general reference only and is not intended as a complete resource guide.

Information on Visiting the Region
Maine New Brunswick
Chambers of Commerce Chambers of Commerce
Greater Fort Kent Edmundston | 2
Greater Madawaska Grand-Sault
Greater Van Buren  
Tourism and Culture Tourism and Culture
Aroostook County Tourism Office du Tourisme Edmundston-Madawaska
Maine Tourism Tourism New Brunswick
Maine Arts Commission New Brunswick Department of Wellness, Culture and Sport
Related Sites Related Sites
Acadian Archives at University of Maine at Fort Kent Société des acadiens et acadiennes de
N-B
Four Seasons Trail Foire Brayonne
Northern Forest Canoe Trail Edmundston Jazz & Blues Festival
Northern Forest Center  
Maine Winter Sports Center  
Saint John Valley | 2  
Maine Acadian Culture  
St. John Valley Biking Tour  
Maine Center for Creativity  

Museums and Cultural Groups - Maine
For more details and up-to-date information on its members in Maine’s St. John Valley, contact the Maine Acadian Heritage Council at PO Box 88, Madawaska, ME 04756, 207-728-6826, maineacadian@hotmail.com. Its publication, Heritage Sites of the St. John Valley, is available for $5. Also visit the National Park Service website on Maine Acadian Culture at http://www.nps.gov/maac/historyculture/index.htm
Acadian Village
US Route 1, Van Buren, ME 04785
207-868-2691/5042
mack53197@yahoo.com
www.themainelink.com/acadianvillage/
Hours: Mid-June to mid-September, daily noon - 5 pm
Operated by Notre Héritage Vivant/Our Living Heritage
Allagash Historical Society Museum
456 Dickey Road, Allagash, ME 04774-4113
207-398-3148
dmcbreairty@yahoo.com
Hours: Memorial Day to Labor Day - Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays, from 1 - 5 pm
Operated by the Allagash Historical Society
Centre Français de la Vallée St-Jean
101 - 12th Avenue, Madawaska, ME 04756
207-728-4649
info@clubfrancais.org
Hours: Tues,Wed,Thurs – 10 am – 4 pm
Operated by the Association Française de la Vallée St-Jean
Fort Kent Historical Museum
PO Box 181, Market Street, Fort Kent, ME 04743
207-834-5230
rpelletier@fairpoint.net
Hours: Late June through mid-August Tuesdays through Fridays noon - 4 pm or by appointment
Operated by the Fort Kent Historical Society
Fort Kent Block House
Blockhouse Road, Fort Kent, ME 04743
207-834-3866/768-8341/941-4014
www.maine.gov/doc/parks
Hours: End of May to mid-August, 9 - 5 pm daily
Operated by the Maine Dept. of Conservation, Bureau of Parks and Lands
Governor Brann School
PO Box 127, Van Buren, ME 04785
207-868-5469
cyrplantation@yahoo.com
Hours: Open June to September
Operated by the Town of Cyr Plantation
Frenchville Historical Museum
PO Box 64, Frenchville, ME 04745
207-543-6994
dorosa27@hotmail.com
Aroostook.me.us/frenchville/society.html
Hours: Mid-June through mid-August, Wednesdays through Sundays, 1 - 4 pm
Operated by the Frenchville Historical Society
Musée culturel du Mont-Carmel
PO Box 150, 993 Main Street, Lille, ME 04746
207-895-3339
doncyr@gmail.com
www.museeculturel.org
Hours: Mid-June through early September, noon - 4 pm daily except Saturdays
Operated by L’association culturelle et historique du Mont-Carmel
Greater Grand Isle Historical Society
PO Box 124, Grand Isle, ME 04746
207-895-3778
gi.historical@yahoo.com
Ste-Agathe Historical House & Preservation Center
433 Main Street, PO Box 237, Ste-Agathe, ME 04772
207-543-6911
to1@roadrunner.com
www.stagatha.com/museum.html
Hours: Mid-June to early September, Daily 1 - 4 pm, closed Mondays
Operated by the Ste-Agathe Historical Society
Roosevelt School House
c/o HC 62 Box 38, Van Buren, ME 04785
207-868-2679 for an appointment
St. John Historical Society
c/o Barbara Pelletier, 1258 St. John Road, St. John Plantation, ME 04743
Contact the town office at 207-834-6444
St. Francis Historical Society Museum
RR#1, Box 35A, St. Francis, ME 04774
207-398-3495
geneperreault@hotmail.com
Hours: Mon. Wed. Sun. 12:30-3:30 pm
Operated by the St. Francis Historical Society
Wesget Sipu
4769 Aroostook Road, Eagle Lake, ME 04739
207-444-6359
donatjcyr@fairpoint.net
www.wesgetsipu.com
Tante Blanche Museum Complex
c/o Madawaska Public Library, 393 Main Street, Madawaska, ME 04756
www.madawaskahistorical.org/index.html
Hours: Mid-June through mid-September, Wednesdays through Sundays, 11 am - 4 pm
Operated by the Madawaska Historical Society
 

Museums and Cultural Groups - New Brunswick
For more details and up-to-date information on some of the museums and cultural groups in the Upper St. John Valley of New Brunswick, contact Tourisme Edmundston-Madawaska, 121, rue Victoria, Edmundston, NB E3V 2H5 1-866-737-6766 or 506-737-1850, mylene@otem.ca. Refer to their publication La Légendaire République du Madawaska.
Association culturelle du Haut-St-Jean
165, rue Bellevue Street, Edmundston, NB
E3V 2E2
506-735-7073
hedesjardins@gmail.com
Centre Malobiannah
25 Madawaska Road, Grand Falls, NB
E3Y 1C6
506-475-7769, 1-877-475-7769
fallsgor@nbnet.nb.ca
www.grandfalls.com
Galerie Colline
195, boulevard Hébert, Edmundston, NB E3V2S8
506-737-5282
cmichaud@umce.ca
www.umce.ca
Hours: Open year round
Edifice Maillet Inc.
C.P. 529, 12, rue Martin Street, St-Basile, NB E7C1E4
506-263-2910
edifice.maillet@nb.aibn.com
Le Jardin botanique du Nouveau Brunswick/New Brunswick Botanical Garden
15, rue Principale Street, St-Jacques, NB E7B1A3
506-737-4444
directeur@jardinbotaniquenb.com
www.jardinbotaniquenb.com
Hours: Daily from June to October, 9am to 8 pm
Fortin du Petit Sault/Blockhouse
10, rue St-Jean Street, Edmundston, NB
506-735-8559
Hours: Daily from late June to early September
Operated by the Société historique de Madawaska (PO Box 474, Edmundston, NB E3V3L1)
Maison Cyr/Cyr Historical House
Rue de la Chapelle Street, St-Basile, NB E7C1K7
506-735-8559
Hours: Daily, July and August
Operated by the Madawaska Historical Society
Les Forges J.B. Michaud/Blacksmith
2056 rue Commerciale Street, Route 205, St-François, NB E7A1B3
506-992-9200/6050
Hours: Wednesday to Sunday, late June to early September
Operated by the Société culturelle de Saint-François
Musée commémoratif de New Denmark/New Denmark Memorial Museum
6, chemin Main Road, New Denmark, NB
E7G 2B7
506-553-6897/6584/6124
annec@nb.sympatico.ca
Hours: Mid-June to early September
Operated by the New Denmark Historical Society
Maliseet First Nation Cultural Centre
Edmundston, NB
506-739-9765
mmfncfs@nb.aibn.com
Musée des pionniers de Connors/Pioneer's Museum
3614, Route 205, Connors, NB E7A1S3
506-992-9200/2500
armandb@nb.sympatico.ca
Hours: Early July to end of August
Musée de Grand-Sault/Grand Falls Museum
68 Madawaska Rd #100, Grand Falls NB, E3Y1C6
506-473-5265 (or 506-473-5490/4881)
annec@nb.sympatico.ca
Hours: Mid-June to end of August, Monday-Saturday
Operated by Grand Falls Historical Society/Société historique de Grand-Sault
Musée des voitures d’autrefois/Antique Auto Museum
35, rue Principale Street, St-Jacques, NB E7B1V6
506-735-2637/2525
jocelyne.st-onge@gnb.ca
www.tourismenouveau-brunswick.ca
Hours: June to August and September to May
Musée des religieuses hospitalières Hôtel-Dieu de St-Joseph/Religious Hospitalers of St. Joseph Museum
429, rue Principale Street, St-Basile, NB E7C1J2
506-263-5546
www.umce.ca/hoteldieustbasile/
Site historique de Clair/Clair Historical Site
C.P. 1423, 724, rue Principale Street, Clair, NB E7A2H4
506-992-3637
sochclair@nb.aibn.com
Hours: Early June to early September
Operated by the Société historique de Clair
Musée historique du Madawaska/Madawaska Historical Museum
195, boulevard Hébert, Edmundston, NB E3V2S8
506-737-5282
cmichaud@umce.ca
www.umce.ca
Hours: Open year round
Société historique de St-Hilaire
Complexe Maxime Albert
mmorin@nb.aibn.com
Ste-Anne Historical Society
506-445-3077/2516
Société culturelle de Saint François Inc.
15, rue Bellevue Street, Saint François, NB, E7A1A4
Société historique de St-Léonard
530, rue Principale Street, St-Léonard, NB, E7E2H4
hplourde@nb.sympatico.ca

Historical and Genealogical Research - Maine
Abel Morneault Memorial Library
153 Main Street, Van Buren, ME 04785
207-868-5076
nmt@morneault.lib.me.us
www.librarytechnology.org
Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes
University of Maine at Fort Kent
25 Pleasant Street, Fort Kent, ME 04743
207-834-7535
acadian@maine.edu
www.umfk.maine.edu/archives
Allagash Public Library
RFD 1, Box 130, Allagash, ME 04774
207-398-3159
fhafford@sjv.net
www.aroostook.me.us/allagash/library.html
Blake Library
University of Maine at Fort Kent
23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME 04743
207-834-7528
Fax 834-7518
sbirden@maine.edu
www.umfk.maine.edu/infoserv/library
Fort Kent Public Library
1 Pleasant Street, Fort Kent, ME 04743
207-834-3048
mray@fort-kent.lib.me.us
www.librarytechnology.org
Le Centre Français de la Vallée St-Jean
101-12th Avenue, Madawaska, ME 04756
207-728-4649
info@clubfrancais.org
Long Lake Public Library
PO Box 33, 384 Main St., Ste-Agathe, ME 04772
207-543-9395
jayotte@nci1.net
www.longlakepubliclibrary.org
Madawaska Public Library
393 Main Street, Madawaska, ME 04756
728-3606
admin@madawaskalibrary.org
www.madawaskalibrary.org

Historical and Genealogical Research - New Brunswick
Archives des religieuses hospitalières Saint-Joseph
429, rue Principale Street, Saint-Basile, NB E7C1J2
506-263-5546
nmt@morneault.lib.me.us
Bibliothèque publique
Mgr-W.-J.-Conway
33, Irène, Edmundston, NB E3V1B7
506-737-6848
biblioed@gnb.ca
www1.gnb.ca
Centre de documentation et d'études madawaskayennes
Bibliothèque Rhéa-Larose, Université de Moncton
164 Boulevard Hébert, Edmundston, NB E3V2S8
506-737-5282
CKnoetze@umce.ca
www.umce.ca/biblio/cdem/index.htm
Grand Falls Genealogy Club
c/o Grand Falls Public Library
131, Pleasant Street, Suite 201, Grand Falls, NB E3Z1G6
www.rootsweb.com/~nbgfgc/
Université de Moncton - Campus d'Edmundston
165, boulevard Hébert, Edmundston, NB E3V2S8
506-737-5247