Julie-Ann Baumer, right, a freelance journalist and author of a book about the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Lewiston, talks Wednesday to Ruth Linehan of Lewiston after a forum titled, “The Unique Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.” The forum was sponsored by the Franco-American Collection at USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College. Linehan said she was married in 1956 — at age 19 — at the basilica. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

Julie-Ann Baumer, a freelance journalist and author of a book about the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Lewiston, speaks Wednesday about some of the architectural marvels of the iconic building, during a forum titled, “The Unique Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.” The forum was sponsored by the Franco-American Collection at USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)


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