Award-winning Lewiston Sun Journal journalist Kevin Mills brings Maine’s and his family’s history to life in Sea of Liberty, the last book in a trilogy based on stories passed down in Mills’ family. Kevin’s Maine ancestors were shipbuilders, lighthouse keepers, and merchant mariners, and one family legend tells the story of Eligood Mills who sailed on the privateer Grand Turk and was captured by the British. On Saturday, July 26th at 2:00 pm, Mills will be at Penobscot Marine Museum to talk about the role of privateers in the American Revolution, and his personal journey in uncovering his family’s history for the writing of Sea of Liberty. The book signing will be in Penobscot Marine Museum’s Main Street Gallery, 40 East Main Street, Searsport, Maine. Admission is free.
The Penobscot Marine Museum is in Searsport, Maine and has seven new exhibits and over fifty programs and events during the 2014 season. Its three acre, ten building campus is on Route One in Searsport, and is open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sunday noon to 5:00 pm, through Sunday, October 19. PMM admission is free to Searsport residents.