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January 2018

Old House Research Workshop

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Freeport Historical Society, Harrington House, 45 Main Street
Freeport, 04032 United States
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  Old House Research Workshop Saturday Jan 27, 2:00 – 4:00 PM by Holly Hurd, Curator & Collections Manager   This 2-hour workshop will focus on teaching participants how to research their old house to determine the date it was built, who built it, and who lived there over time. It will also include information about genealogy research as it relates to house research.  Resources available at the historical society and online will be described, and part of the workshop will…

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Freeport’s Maritime History in the Age of Pirates, Porters and Paddlewheels

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Freeport Public Library, 10 Library Drive
Freeport, ME 04032
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Freeport Historical Society Presents: a lecture by Alan Hall Freeport's Maritime History in the Age of Pirates, Porters and Paddlewheels Freeport Community Library Wed Jan 31 at 7:00 PM Alan’s talk will focus on the importance of Porter's Landing and its vital link to New England's maritime economy in the period between the mast trade and arrival of the railroad. He will explore the Porter family and their salt pan, the importance of the warehouse, their shipyard and ships, especially…

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February 2018

Historic Freeport Artwork

February 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Freeport Historical Society, Harrington House, 45 Main Street
Freeport, 04032 United States
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February 16 through April 27, 2018 Opening Night Reception February 15, 2018  5:00-7:00 PM Our new 10-week exhibit will showcase paintings and photographs related to historic Freeport, both modern and older works that depict people, places, or things that evoke historic meaning. Paintings or photographs of Casco Castle, ships built here, the Desert of Maine, historic buildings or businesses (usually older than a century), and people who lived and worked in town are possible subjects. Paintings from our collection as…

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