Town History Series: West Bath

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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West Bath

What’s in a Name? A Historical Perspective on Place Names in West Bath, presented by Donald Bruce, 2020. Available online!

Inns and Eats In West Bath, Then and Now, presented by Avery Hunt; research by Kerry E. Nelson, 2018.

William James Hennessey, 1915-1998: First of the West Bath Hennesseys, presented by Madelyn Hennessey, 2018.

“Over the Hill and Through West Bath”, presented by Sally Graves, Bill Hochgesang, Carrie Kinne, 2016.

Raising Oysters In West Bath, presented by David Hennessey, 2015.

Birch Point’s Growth Spurts: A Pediatrician’s Perspective, presented by Charles Burden, 2014.

Top Secret Radar Tower In West Bath, presented by Avery Hunt Meyers, 2013.

The Littlefield School: West Bath’s Historic One-Room Schoolhouse, presented by Frank Roberts and Charlie Burden, 2012.

The History of Foster Point, West Bath, presented by Victoria Pilgrim, 2011.

Station WMMS/WJTO: Radio In Maine, presented by Bob Bittner, 2010.

Remembering Rosedale: My Experiences on the Farm, presented by Frank Rose, 2009.

Some Descendants of Jeremiah Rose of Massachusetts and Maine, presented by Martha Rea, 2008.

A Place to Stay and A Bite to Eat In Old West Bath, presented by Kathy Totten and Kerry Nelson, 2007.

History Room Hours & Staff

Hours
Open by appointment
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Staff
Jill Piekut Roy, Archivist & Special Collections Librarian
Peter Goodwin, Assistant
Jack Martin, Assistant
Karen Richard, Assistant

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