Posts Tagged With: Margaretta

250 Years of Lincoln County, Margaretta Day

Kennebunk Savings grant will help historical society present concerts

SANFORD — The Sanford-Springvale Historical Society has been awarded a $600 grant from and Antonacos has taught at the University of Southern Maine.

Machias celebrates Margaretta Day

MACHIAS, Maine — It wasn’t surprising Saturday to see a British Margaretta Day is sponsored by the Machias Historical Society and

Damariscotta River dig tells tales of 18th-century Maine

Dinsmore has worked on nearly 50 historic dig sites throughout Maine since 1989 the Newcastle Historical Society and the Damariscotta River Association.

Lincoln County celebrates 250 years

On June 19, the Pownalborough Court House, Maine’s only pre-Revolutionary Also on June 19, Waldoborough Historical Society, 1164 Main St., Waldoboro,

Peaks Island book published

The exhibition was funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission. The book is available at Longfellow Books, the Maine Historical Society and

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Margaretta Days Festival, and more news

Machias fest, book celebrate Revolution

Bangor Daily News- The saying goes that we are our stories. If that’s so, I’d like to be a Watts, specifically a descendant of Hannah (Watts) Weston, who at 17 carried ammunition through the woods to help the patriots fight the British in the Battle of the Margaretta, the first naval battle of the Revolutionary War….

History teacher from Milo lauded by national DAR

Bangor Daily News- A history teacher at Penquis Valley High School for more than 35 years placed third in the National DAR Outstanding Teacher of American History Contest this spring. Russell Carey, who grew up here, was nominated to receive the state honor by Tisbury Manor Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, in Monson.

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