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


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 ...

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Dressing for Tea with Mrs. Chapman


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 ...


Writers’ Curiosity, History, and a Sense of Place: Kate Flora discusses crime writing, her friend Lea Wait, and some tales of Lincoln County


Kate Flora will discuss the heritage of mystery writing in Maine and her friend and Lincoln County writer Lea Wait. This is a virtual event that will take place over Zoom. Maine native Kate Flora’s fascination with people’s criminal tendencies began in the Maine attorney general’s office. Deadbeat dads, people who hurt their kids, and employers’ discrimination aroused her curiosity ...

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Memorial Day Commemoration

Pownalborough Court House 23 Court House Rd, Dresden, ME

Procession from the flagpole to the Old Court House cemetery to honor and place bouquets on the graves of 9 veterans from Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Civil War.

Reenactor Encampment

Pownalborough Court House 23 Court House Rd, Dresden, ME

Colonial reenactors will be demonstrating what life was like in the 1750s New England.

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

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 ...

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