Town History Series: Woolwich

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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Woolwich

Woolwich Soldiers and the 1775 Benedict Arnold Expedition to Quebec, presented by Rob Stevens, 2020. Available online!

Shipbuilding and Shipyards of Woolwich, presented by Nathan R. Lipfert, 2019.

A History of the Regional Water Supply and the Development of Nequasset Lake As A Source, presented by Trevor Hunt, Superintendent Bath Water District, 2018.

Where the Bodies Are Buried, presented by Woolwich Historical Society; speaker, Allison Hepler, 2017.

“A Cat’s Tale”, presented by Elwyn Rittall, Woolwich Historical Society, 2016.

Memories of One-Room Schoolhouses In Woolwich, presented by Woolwich Historical Society, 2015.

Woolwich & the Civil War: A Story Told in Artifacts, presented by Woolwich Historical Society; speakers, Rebecca Roche, Todd McPhee & Debbie Locke, 2015.

Ferrying the Kennebec, presented by Vince Shatto, 2014.

Alewives of Woolwich: History Stewardship Harvest, presented by Allison Hepler and Bill Potter, 2013.

Stories of Woolwich Schools, presented by panel discussion, 2012.

The History of Route 1, Woolwich, presented by Allison Hepler, 2011.

Memories of Woolwich, presented by Allison Hepler, 2010.

250 Years In Woolwich: National News – Local Lives, 1759-2009, presented by Allison Hepler, et al, 2009.

Flappers of Woolwich, presented by Gina Hamilton and panel, 2008.

Memories of One-Room Schoolhouses In Woolwich, presented by Gina Hamilton and panel, 2007.

Civil War Letters From Harlan and Addison Bailey of Woolwich, presented by Gina Hamilton, 2006. (Not filmed.)

Early Woolwich History, presented by Bud Reed, 2005. (Not filmed.)

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