Town History Series: Georgetown

The Town History series takes place annually in January and February, bringing our communities together with a series of four to six presentations by representatives from local historical societies.

Peter Goodwin developed and managed the Town History Series from 2005 to 2020. Stay tuned for information about the 2021 series!

Recordings of most presentations are available in the History Room.

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The 2020 Town History Series is now available to view online!

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Click on the presentation title to view the catalog record.


Life and Liberty in Their Souls: Georgetown’s Free Will Baptists 1800-1840, presented by Birge, Darice Elizabeth, 2019.

The Parkers of Maine, presented by Rich Stuart of the Georgetown Historical Society, 2018.

“Rise and Fall of Wooden Shipbuilding In Georgetown, 1607-2016”, presented by G. Chester Horne, Georgetown Historical Society, 2017.

A Look Back At Georgetown’s Many Schools & What They Teach Us Now, presented by presented by Ginny Hopcroft & Jeanne Bailey McGowan, 2016.

The Artifacts of Georgetown, presented by Megan G. Theriault, 2015.

Historic Images of Georgetown, presented by Eugene A. Reynolds, 2014.

Lest We Forget: Remembering Herbert A. Campbell, presented by Denise Moore-Reynolds, 2013.

The Terrible Fire of ’34, presented by Rich Start, 2012.

Maine Moderns: Art in Seguinland, 1900-1940, presented by Victoria Pilgrim, 2011.

The Soldier In the Wall, presented by Lynne Jones and Kirk Lundstrom, 2010.

Isolationism to Internationalism: Georgetown, Maine, 1900-1920, presented by Lynne Jones and Jeanne McGowan, 2009.

Cemeteries of Georgetown, presented by Lynne Jones, Gene Reynolds and Kirk Lundstrom, 2008.

Early Photographers of Georgetown, presented by Lynne Jones, Jeanne McGowan, and Gene Reynolds, 2007.

Mid-Coast Steamboats: When the Rivers Were the Roads, presented by Gene Reynolds, 2006. (Not filmed.)

Kids, Cemeteries & Research In Phippsburg, presented by Merry Chapin and Jessie Varian Sutfin, 2006. (Not filmed.)

Georgetown’s 18Th Century Influx, presented by Billie Todd and Lynne Jones, 2005. (Not filmed.)

Phippsburg’s One-Room Schoolhouses: 1814-1958, presented by Ada Haggett, 2005. (Not filmed.)

History Room Hours & Staff

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Jill Piekut Roy, Archivist & Special Collections Librarian
Peter Goodwin, Assistant
Jack Martin, Assistant
Karen Richard, Assistant

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