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August 2022

Period Reenactors at the Court House

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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Pownalborough Court House, 23 Court House Rd
Dresden, ME United States
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Special tours at Pownalborough Court House: First person reenactors portraying real people at the court house in 1777 will be part of tours on these days. Registration not required.

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Period Reenactors at the Court House

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 14, 2022

Pownalborough Court House, 23 Court House Rd
Dresden, ME United States
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Special tours at Pownalborough Court House: First person reenactors portraying real people at the court house in 1777 will be part of tours on these days. Registration not required.

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Women Writers of Lincoln County Story and Craft for All Ages

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Chapman-Hall House, 270 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME United States
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Barbara Cooney stories and Lupine Lady inspired Craft with Beyond Crafts (https://www.beyondcraftsmaine.com/).  Registration required.  This is a free event.

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Elizabeth Coatsworth at Chimney Farm – Gary Lawless Talk

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Skidompha Library, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Gary Lawless: Elizabeth Coatsworth at Chimney Farm Writer Elizabeth Coatsworth penned an estimated 127 total titles while living for decades in an early 19th-century house at lakefront Chimney Farm in Nobleboro.  (See the article on her by Laura McCandlish in our Winter 2022 Newletter for additional background.).  Join us for an evening with poet, bookstore owner, editor and publisher Gary Lawless to learn more about her life and work at the Skidompha Library on August 10th at 6 pm.

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“My fingers on the canvas move”: A History of Textile Samplers – A special talk by textile historian Susan Jerome

August 16 @ 6:40 pm EDT

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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July 2022

Tour: Madam Wood’s Wiscasset

July 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
LCHA Museum at the Old Jail, 133 Federal St.
Wiscasset, Maine
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Alice Smith Duncan will help you picture the Wiscasset of the early 1800s through writer Madam Sally Wood's eyes. Register Below 4:00 pm. Meet at the Old Jail at 133 Federal Street in Wiscasset, where you will have an opportunity to view the Women Writers of Lincoln County exhibition briefly before carpooling to several different sites in Wiscasset. It is possible to walk between some of the sites, if desired. The tour will last about 90 minutes, please plan accordingly.…

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Rediscovering Madam Sally Wood, Maine’s First Woman Novelist

July 6 @ 6:00 pm EDT

Alice Smith Duncan will speak about Madam Sally Wood via Zoom on Wednesday, July 6th at 6pm.  Registration is free/by donation. REGISTRATION BELOW Alice Smith Duncan Sarah “Sally” Sayward Barrell Keating Wood published her first novel in 1800 under the pseudonym "A Lady of Massachusetts.” After Maine became a state in 1820, she changed her pen name to "A Lady of Maine.” The prolific writer became a leading and popular social figure in Wiscasset, actively engaged in local society and…

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June 2022

The Ride of Her Life: Bestselling Author Elizabeth Letts shares the story of Annie Wilkins

June 16 @ 6:00 pm EDT
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Zoom presentation. #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Elizabeth Letts shares the story of Annie Wilkins, who embarked on an incredible adventure, wrote about it, and retired in Lincoln County - becoming one of Lincoln County's most intriguing Woman Writers. Registration is free, donations gratefully accepted to support LCHA programs and events!  About the book: It was 1954, and 63-year-old Maine farmer Annie Wilkins’s odds were looking bleak. She had no money, no family, and had just lost her farm.…

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Reenactor Encampment

June 11
Pownalborough Court House, 23 Court House Rd
Dresden, ME United States
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Colonial reenactors will be demonstrating what life was like in the 1750s New England.

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Community Appreciation Day

June 4

Each museum will offer a community appreciation day that offers free tours to Lincoln County Residents

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