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January 2022

Town History Series: Gift or Purchase? Relation to the Land, Arrowsic 1717

January 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

In August 1717 a delegation representing the powerful Wabanaki Confederacy met with the Governor of Massachusetts, Samuel Shute, on the island of Arrowsic.  The meeting which took place over four days, was one of many such negotiations.  But it is unusually well documented, providing rich insights into imperial-indigenous diplomacy at that time.  This talk will be given on Zoom by Sheila Spear. With support from Sagadahoc Preservation, Inc.

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February 2022

Town History Series: The Reconstruction of Maine’s First Ship

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Maine’s First Ship is re-constructing the Virginia of Sagadahoc, the first ocean-going vessel to be built in North America.  The original ship’s construction in 1608 by English colonists at the mouth of the Kennebec River began Maine’s long tradition of shipbuilding and the maritime trades.  Jim Parmentier will describe the history of the Popham Colony and document the reconstruction effort of that ship that has been underway in Bath now for almost 20 years. Presented on Zoom. With support from…

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Town History Series: Captain Spinney – Seguin Ornithologist

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

A pictorial history of the Spinney family focusing on Captain Herbert Spinney’s life as a Seguin light keeper and dedicated ornithologist. Presented on Zoom. With support from Chewonki.

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Town History Series: From Apples to Ale: A History of Montsweag Farm

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This tale documents the farm days of Montsweag Farm through its various iterations as a restaurant, a pub, and a place for musicians to show their stuff. Bring your own memories! A collaborative effort presented on Zoom by Allison Hepler of the Woolwich Historical Society. With support from Now You’re Cooking.

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