Maine History News For 27 April

In case you haven’t noticed, most of the entries here are picked up from web browsing. Please remember to verify the information within these links as I cannot be held responsible for their accuracy.


But as always, if you have some news to share, feel free to email me at and I will post the information you wish to share here.


Historical Native American Artwork Highlighted in Maine’s Capital

“It is our hope that this exhibition will make many more people aware of the rich Native American history of Downeast Maine.” The Equinox Project is an 


Maine’s Underground Railroad, Part One


But local historians say enough oral history has been gathered, to prove this site played a pivotal role in the flight to freedom. 


Dixmont book offers 2 centuries of history

Bangor Daily News 

1, ages 3 to 16, is listed in “Dixmont Maine 1807-2007,” published by the town’s Dixmont Historical Society Committee. It’s been two years since Dixmont 


Q&A with Betsy DeBrakeleer – Love of history a lure for new life 

I also went to the Willow Brook Museum in Newfield, Maine. It’s been there for 20 years. It’s like a mini-Sturbridge Village. Q:You mentioned that you 


Cole museum quilt honors 709 who served at Dow AFB

Bangor Daily News 

By Roxanne Moore Saucier BANGOR, Maine — With more than 200 vehicles and an exhibit of countless military items, Cole Land Transportation Museum is pretty 


North Berwick Historical Society 50th anniversary

Foster’s Daily Democrat 

Such an organization is the North Berwick Historical Society, which celebrates its 50th anniversary Thursday, April 30 at Hurd Manor. 




Maine Historical Society Events;

(from the societies web listings, please contact them for verification of event information)


April 28 – Lafayette in America

April 30 – Aroostook: Maine’s Last Frontier as Seen By the Eastern Illustrating, Co.

May 5 – America’s Kitchens

May 9 – Bridging Museums and Schools Workshop

May 12 – The State of Main Street, Maine

May 16 – The Streets of Portland: A Melodrama

May 19 – Backyard Maine


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