Lectures, Workshops, Events
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with Meghan Vigeant
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
PMM’s Stephen Phillips Memorial Library
9 Church Street
Author and personal historian Meghan Vigeant shares stories and plays audio recordings about Maine’s hardscrabble rural life gathered from the elders, larger-than-life characters, and tricksters she has worked with over the years. Stories range from building a cabin in the back woods for only $97 to how to mend a broken leg on a remote island. Touching, funny, and well told – this presentation is sure to entertain as well as inform anyone who wants to save someone's story.Find out more »
Saturday, April 8, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
University of Maine Hutchinson Center
80 Belmont Ave., Belfast, Maine
Museum Members: $50
Teacher/Non-Profit Employee: $50
This year’s History Conference delves into statement: Human innovation and technology have proven to be too successful for the health of our fisheries and our local ecosystem. Our line-up of scientists, historians, journalists, activists, consumers and fishermen will answer the question:
How did this happen and what do we do now?Find out more »
April 12, 2017
Freedom Historical Society
Please join PMM photo archivist Matt Wheeler for an informal illustrated talk about Belfast's own real photo postcard company, which opened its doors in 1909 and specialized in familiar views of small town and rural life throughout New England. The presentation will include many historic images of Freedom and surrounding towns; the audience is encouraged to share their knowledge and stories of the village in decades past.Find out more »