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<img width="640" height="640" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/CHSDM-1981-28-78MFlynn-700x700.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Sampler, Baltimore, Maryland, 1823, embroidered silk in cross stitch on linen plain weave foundation, Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer, 1981-28-78." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset="http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/CHSDM-1981-28-78MFlynn-150x150.jpg 150w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/CHSDM-1981-28-78MFlynn-300x300.jpg 300w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/CHSDM-1981-28-78MFlynn-700x700.jpg 700w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/CHSDM-1981-28-78MFlynn-640x640.jpg 640w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/CHSDM-1981-28-78MFlynn-170x170.jpg 170w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" />French-speaking Catholics, fleeing the bloody revolutions in France and the Caribbean, settled in large numbers in the Baltimore area. In 1791, priests from the Parisian Society of Saint Suplice established a seminary in west Baltimore conducting religious services in French, and it soon became the center of a rapidly-growing French community. Among the émigrés, both...
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