An illustrated talk by Diana Chapin of The Heirloom Garden of Maine on how gardening has changed over the course of American history.
The wreck of the NOTTINGHAM GALLEY on Boon Island and the resultant rumors of insurance fraud, mutiny, treason, and cannibalism was one of the most sensational stories of the early eighteenth century. Captain Deane offered one version of the events that led them to be shipwrecked on notorious Boon Island, however his crew proposed another.
Garden History Lecture Series “Colonial Herbs for Meate, Medicine, and Shaker Influence”
Diana George Chapin’s illustrated talk will focus on early Americans use of herbs for food and healing, fragrance and dye.
A talk by MMA Professor Capt. Charles Weeks at the Penobscot Marine Museum. Captain Weeks is one of the authors of Report into the Loss of the SS Titanic: A centennial Reappraisal, which Amazon says “provides fascinating insights into the sip herself, the American and British inquiries, the passengers and crew, the fateful journey and ice warnings received, the damage and sinking, protocol and process of rescue, the circumstances in connection with the SS Californian and SS Mount Temple, and the aftermath and ramifications around the world”.