Maine History News…Events…

Litchfield could be Indian cultural site
Pilgrims without Indians are people without trade partners.
So Jonathan Yellowbear becomes a 17th-century American Indian, one of the people who greeted and traded with the Pilgrims who came early to what eventually would be Maine.

From the Maine Historical Society…

Dear Friend,Pundits of all persuasions are calling the 2008 presidential campaign “historic” because the United States will either elect the first African-American president or the first woman vice-president.The conclusion of this year’s campaign season provides an opportunity to look back at other campaigns – including several in which Mainers, including a woman, were the candidates – as well as visits of presidents, presidential candidates, and future presidents to Maine.Maine may not have a huge number of Electoral College votes, but it attracts candidates nonetheless.Click on the link below to view Maine Memory Network’s newest exhibit, Presidents and Campaigns http://www.mainemem ?t=fp&feat=278&supst=Exhibits
Thank you for your continuing interest in and support of the Maine Memory Network and Maine Historical Society. MHS is a private non-profit organization dependent, in large part, on the support of its membership. If you would like to help us sustain the Maine Memory Network, as well as receive many other benefits, please consider becoming a member.
Just go to: https://www.mainehistor hope you enjoy this online exhibit and the many other documents, photographs and exhibits on Memory Network.

The Maine Memory Network
Maine Historical Society
phone: (207) 774-1822

The Maine Memory Network is a project of The Maine Historical Society.

Antiques & Local Ephemera Featured at Thomaston Place’s November 7-9 Auction
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ November 7-9 sale will offer an interesting blend of items, ranging from ancient Middle Eastern and Asian antiquities to rare books and Maine-related ephemera. A highlight of the sale will be…

From the Blogs…

Adventures In Contentment
Remembering the old hotels of Maine
One of the most harrowing experiences in Maine life over the past few centuries must have been the calamity of fire. Houses, barns and in my thought process now, hotels.I say this after perusing “Maine Lodges and Sporting Cabins,” by Donald A. Wilson, (Arcadia Publishing, Portsmouth, N.H., 2005). Pictured are dozens of grand hotels, many through the inland parts of the state that burned to the ground.

Maine Genealogical Society
Pejepscot’s Meeting Schedule
Marge Erickson writes to share Pejepscot Genealogy Society’s 2008-2009 calendar of events.Nov. 9, 2008: Maine State Archivist Jeffrey Brown will be our speaker.


Appraisal events
Rowley Historical Society presents its fourth annual Antiques Appraisal Night featuring Bob Cianfrocca, owner of the Salt Marsh Antiques, and guest appraiser Bob Bauer, who specializes in antique and collectible advertising materials. Thursday, 7-9 p.m. Bring an antique or a collectible, a flea market find, or a family heirloom for a professional appraisal at Rowley Public Library, 141 Main St. The fee is $5 per item or three items for $10. All proceeds will go toward future projects of the society. 978-948-5054.
Categories: antiques, events, historical societies, Maine | Tags: , | Leave a comment

Post navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Blog at

%d bloggers like this: