LCHA Offers Interdisciplinary Lessons for Students at Home

The Lincoln County Historical Association (LCHA) Education Outreach Program offers nine Lesson Resources for students and educators. These lessons are geared to American Colonial and early 19th century history. The topics, which offer an interdisciplinary approach to sharing history, cover the subject areas of Art, English, Math, and Social Studies. Background information and work sheets that make up each lesson …

Remembering John Reinhardt

John Allen Reinhardt, 80, former president of the Board of Trustees of LCHA, died Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at Hawthorne House in Freeport, Maine. Born in Evanston, Illinois, John graduated from the University of Illinois and earned a master’s degree in voice from Catholic University in Washington, D.C. He subsequently served 23 years in the U.S. Navy. Music, flying, history, …

LCHA and the Maine Bicentennial

By Louise T. Miller, Education Director of Lincoln County Historical Association Maine turns 200 in 2020. Bicentennial commemoration events have already kicked off across the state, with countless more planned throughout the year. LCHA will be actively involved in these commemorations in several ways. We will have a float in the statehood parade in Lewiston/Auburn in May.

LCHA Recommends Books About Maine For National Reading Month

By Louise T. Miller, Education Director of Lincoln County Historical Association March is National Reading Month, and 2020, Maine’s bicentennial year, is a good time to seek out books about our state that will enrich your appreciation of the place that we call home. Books for all ages provide personal interpretations of Maine and the people who have populated its varied …

March is the Month to Celebrate Women and the Inventions that Affected Their Lives

by Louise Miller, Education Director for Lincoln County Historical Association March is Women’s History Month. The year 2020 also marks 100 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. Along with this accomplishment of the women’s suffrage movement in 1820, a number of inventions have affected the lives of women over the past century. …