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…
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…
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.
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.