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March 2017

A Rural Life for ME: Stories from Maine Elders

March 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
PMM’s Stephen Phillips Memorial Library, 11 Church St
Searsport, 04974 United States
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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.

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April 2017

Postcards From Freedom: On the Road with the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company

April 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Freedom Historical Society, Freedom, ME United States + Google Map

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.

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