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August 2018

An Evening with the Collections

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harrington House, 45 Main Stret
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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The Collections Committee of Freeport Historical Society has developed a new initiative to create an advocacy group--“Friends of the Collections.” Members would be centrally involved in establishing and maintaining a “Collections Fund,” and in making decisions about historical items offered for sale. We are hosting an event to showcase some of our most important collections. Please come to learn more about our historical artifacts, and to consider whether you would like to join us. We hope to sponsor these gathering…

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September 2018

Mast Landing Lecture by David Coffin

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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A view of the history of the Mast Landing area from 1760-1860, including masting, ship building, and the mills and brickyards. We will look at the impact the Dennison family had on the area and their contribution to the economic growth and expansion of Mast Landing. We will also cover the growth of the road structure and its importance, a time line of selected homes, and discuss important lotting maps by the decade complied E. S. Coffin. A scale drawing…

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