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May 2022

Onsite Shredding at Chapman-Hall House

May 20 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Dressing for Tea with Mrs. Chapman

May 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$15

Serving Tea in the Chapman-Hall House Dressing for Tea with Mrs. Chapman brings to you a look at the changes in fashion styles for women and men from 1750 to the late 1820s. Interwoven with the clothing details will be historical insights to taking tea. In 1754, Miriam Chapman, with her husband Nathaniel, braved the wilds of unsettled midcoast Maine to establish a new home. Miriam was 47, the Damariscotta settlement was very young. One can imagine the pleasures and…

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February 2022

Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way: Uncovering the Life of Quash, a Black Man in Eighteenth-Century Lincoln County

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Pre-registration required to receive Zoom Link In the spring of 2020, while working on a genealogy project in the history of a local white family in Lincoln County, Maine, independent researcher James Tanzer came across a digital copy of the will of a formerly enslaved Black man named Quash, who lived in Topsham, Maine during the eighteenth century. Eager to learn more about Quash, but unable to find any mention of him in local history books, James decided to research…

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Black History of Maine with Bob Greene

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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  Pre-registration required to receive Zoom Link:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-history-of-maine-with-bob-greene-tickets-256856654167 It is frequently said that Maine is the whitest state in America. Yet Black people have a long history in the Pine Tree State. Slaves? Yes. But also builders, farmers, fishermen, ship captains, educators, etc. It’s that hidden history of our state that Bob Greene will reveal. A native of Portland, Bob Greene is the eighth generation of his family to be born in Cumberland County. His roots in Maine stretch back into…

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October 2021

Haunted Court House

October 30, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until October 30, 2021

Pownalborough Court House, 23 Court House Rd
Dresden, ME United States
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Free – $10

Tickets are available now! $10/adults and free for children under 16!   People of all ages who appreciate a creepy Halloween activity can look forward to special haunted tours at the Pownalborough Court House from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm on October 29th and 30th. Participants will experience a tour of the haunted court house and cemetery with hauntings provided by people portraying the ghosts of Pownalborough’s past. An outdoor fire with seating will allow guests to enjoy the grounds…

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Haunted Court House

October 29, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until October 30, 2021

Pownalborough Court House, 23 Court House Rd
Dresden, ME United States
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Free – $10

Tickets are available now! $10/adults and free for children under 16!   People of all ages who appreciate a creepy Halloween activity can look forward to special haunted tours at the Pownalborough Court House from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm on October 29th and 30th. Participants will experience a tour of the haunted court house and cemetery with hauntings provided by people portraying the ghosts of Pownalborough’s past. An outdoor fire with seating will allow guests to enjoy the grounds…

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September 2021

“My fingers on the canvas move.”: A History of Textile Samplers with Susan Jerome

September 25, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pownalborough Court House, 23 Court House Rd
Dresden, ME United States
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Quickly now, what do you think of when someone begins to speak of a sampler? Words of wisdom, often from the Bible, stitched on to a piece of fabric? The alphabet, in capital and small letters, embroidered in a cross-stitch in both cursive and block letters? And one form of needlework often signed by the maker, unlike so many other kinds of needlecraft made by women before the twentieth century. This program explores the ways in which samplers are a…

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Kermess

September 12, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pownalborough Court House, 23 Court House Rd
Dresden, ME United States
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$50

  LCHA's annual afternoon of fun, food, and fundraising! This auction offers incredible experiences and divine cakes along with the opportunity to support our mission to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Lincoln County, Maine. This year's Kermess features a Pig Roast - including a vegetarian option - and music by "Married with Chitlins" - please join us for what promises to be a fantastic time! Thank you to our Kermess Sponsors Governor's Circle     Pownalborough Partners  …

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August 2021

Trustee Meeting (Virtual)

August 19, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, happening 7 times

Monthly meeting of the LCHA Board of Trustees. Meeting will take place via Zoom.

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Executive Committee Meeting (Virtual)

August 16, 2021 @ 8:00 am - August 17, 2021 @ 9:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, happening 7 times

Monthly meeting of the LCHA Executive Committee. Meeting will take place via Zoom.

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