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August 2017

TOUR: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by ASD

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted. Tours are free with admission.

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Lecture on the Lawn: Author Gerald Carbone

August 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
General Nathanael Greene Homestead, 50 Taft St
Coventry, RI 02816 United States
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In celebration of Gen. Nathanael Greene 275th Birhday year, come out and join us for our second Free Events on the Lawn series we present a free lecture on the lawn with award winning journalist and auther Gerald "Ged" Carbone. We are pleased to host Gerald M. Carbone, author of Nathanael Greene: A Biography of the American Revolution (Palgrave Macmillan 2010), for an evening program on Sunday August 6, 2017 at 3 p.m. Biographer Gerald M. Carbone, a former journalist…

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Colonial Child’s Adventure Camp: Session 2!

August 7 @ 8:30 am - August 11 @ 4:00 pm
Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society, 227 S Main St
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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(Ages 8-12) Boys and girls spend a week exploring life in the 1700s as a colonial child! Activities at both the historic Noah Webster House and the farm at Westmoor Park give campers first-hand experience with the games, fun, and chores of colonial times. During the camp, children become colonial “characters” and help to cook their lunches over an open hearth. They explore Noah Webster’s house and garden, work on crafts, and play games. At Westmoor Park, children encounter life…

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$36 - $150

11th Annual Boat House Tour

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Meredith Bay Town Docks, Meredith , NH 03253 United States + Google Map

(RAIN DATE: Friday 8/11) Visit historic and new boathouses on Lake Winnipesaukee in the only tour of its kind! Three ways to take the tour: on water in a vintage wooden boat, by land in your own car, or by land in an antique automobile. On-water and antique car tickets sell out fast! Two tour launch times for boats and antique cars: 9:00 am & 1:00 pm. Ticket prices: Members – Land Tour $36, Antique Car Tour $67.50, & Water…

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41st Annual Alton Bay Boat Show

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alton Bay Town Docks, Alton Bay, NH 03810 United States + Google Map

This informal, non-judged vintage boat show is held at the Alton Bay town docks as part of the Alton Old Home Day. No advance registration necessary. All “woodies” welcome on a first-come-first-served basis. Visitors can vote for the 2017 People’s Choice Awards. Call the Museum for questions.

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4th Annual Wright Museum Film Festival

August 14 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wright Museum of World War II, 77 Center St
Wolfeboro, NH 03894 United States
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In keeping with the 2017 them of honoring The American Solider, this year's film festival showcases three of the best Hollywood films about our American servicemen. Red Badge of Courage (1951) - Civil War private, Henry Fleming, panics during the first battle and finds a chance to redeem himself. Starring Congressional Medal of Honor Winner Audi Murphy. Directed by John Huston. Shown from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. A Farewell to Arms (1932) - On the Italian front during World…

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Homestead Adventures: Woodworking with Historic Tools

August 15 @ 9:00 am - August 18 @ 1:00 pm
Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm, 58 Cleveland Hill Rd
Tamworth, NH 03886 United States
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MONDAY, AUGUST 15–FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 In our farmstead woodshop, Remick Educator Dawn Evans will assist crafty Adventurers in completing two woodworking projects using hand tools (no power tools), and will teach about project layout, as well as types and grain of wood. http://www.remickmuseum.org/programs/kids-families/adventures ___________________________ $175 per child | Ages 9–14 Registration closes Tuesday, June 13. See website for registration, or call/email for more info. Contact Program Manager Dawn Evans: 603-323-7591 | devans@remickmuseum.org

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Beer in the Garden: Botanical History

August 15 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Join us for beer and snacks, a rare opportunity to enjoy our historic garden at night, and a chance to see some very special artifacts from our collections! Free for MHS Members; $5 general admission. RSVP not required – drop in any time! Apply your program fee to MHS membership! Beer in the Garden is sponsored by Shipyard Brewing Company.

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$5.00

A Culture of Corruption: The Apothecary’s Tale

August 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Newport Historical Society, 127 Thames Street
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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Newport was one of the earliest American seaports to engage in the transatlantic drug trade during the first third of the eighteenth century. On Thursday, August 17, at 5:30pm, the Newport Historical Society will host Elaine Forman Crane, Distinguished Professor of History Emerita, Fordham University, for lecture titled A Culture of Corruption: The Apothecary’s Tale. At a time when both the production and sale of pharmaceuticals were unregulated on this side of the Atlantic, Newport’s unlicensed apothecaries were free to…

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Very Warlike Against War

August 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Longfellow's honeymoon took them to Springfield Armory. Learn about the Armory they experienced and how to visit - and Fanny - inspired one of Henry Longfellow's greatest poems on peace. RSVPs required. Let us know via Facebook, call (617) 876-4491 or email reservationsat105@gmail.com. In addition, this program will be offered at Springfield Armory National Historic Site on August 5th at 2pm. No RSVP required.

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Downeast Meets Dixie

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seashore Trolley Museum, 195 Log Cabin Rd
Kennebunkport, ME 04046 United States
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#downeastmeetsdixie Celebrate food, drink, music and trolleys (of course) from both sides of the Mason Dixon Line! Party-Eat-Drink-Strut Your Stuff (and enter the raffle) Costumes encouraged and there WILL be a costume parade. Going "Downeast"? Think Sea Captains, Mates, Wenches, fishermen... Going "Bluegrass"? Maybe a country casual look......It's not too early to start planning your COSTUME! I'll be wearing boots, jeans, and a cowgirl hat (my wench days are behind me) Dinner: Chowder & BBQ and more Entertainment: Live music…

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August Shipbuilding Odyssey

August 19 @ 10:00 am - August 20 @ 1:30 pm
Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St
Kennebunk, ME 04043 United States
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In a program exclusive to the Brick Store Museum, visitors are invited to learn about the Kennebunks’ shipbuilding era. The “Shipbuilding Odyssey” begins at the Museum’s Program Center at 4 Dane Street with a brief illustrated look at what life was like in the Kennebunks’ many 19th-century shipyards. Guests then embark on a special, narrated trolley excursion stopping at various historic locations associated with shipbuilding along the Kennebunk River in the 1800s, including the sites of the former Bourne &…

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From Where I Write: Letters from World War I

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Hampshire Telephone Museum, One Depot St - Main Entrance
Warner, NH 03278 United States
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During war-time, letter writing has been one of the main forms of communication between those serving abroad and those left behind. Helping to ease the pain of separation, letters were written to express both the soldier's affections for their sweethearts and their yearning for home. Personal stories and war-time experiences are vividly brought to life during this poignant presentation. Letters will be shared so that we, too, may better understand what war looks like, feels like and smells like to…

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Wreck of the Hesperus Movie Night

August 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Columbia Pictures fantastical 1948 version of Longfellow’s “The Wreck of the Hesperus” transforms his tragic tale of hubris into a Western-like morality play pitting a disgraced ship captain against powerful forces led by his boss, a prominent Bostonian running a crooked salvage business. See how Longfellow’s cultural relevance continued well into the 20th century, even as the popularity of his poetry declined. One hour and eight minute running time. The movie will be shown on the side lawn of the…

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The 1777 British Occupation: Summer Living History Event

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Washington Square, Newport, RI 02840 United States + Google Map

Save the date! On the afternoon of Saturday August 26, 2017, the American Revolution will come to life in the heart of colonial Newport. Over 50 costumed interpreters will recreate aspects from the summer of 1777 on Aquidneck Island during the first year of the British occupation. Reenactment scenarios will range from the capture of General Prescott by the American rebels, to a demonstration of the auctioning of scarce food items and goods, to the ever-intimidating presence of British guards.…

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Preschoolers in the Park: Goods Around the World

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Salem Maritime National Historic Site, 160 Derby St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Calling all Toddlers, Tots, and Preschoolers ages 2-6! The Park Rangers at Salem Maritime National Historic Site invite you to attend free monthly story-time and activity sessions around the park! Bring your favorite adult and learn about the special places, objects, living things and stories the National Park Service protects. Create crafts to take home and receive a special prize for attending all six sessions! No reservations required. Meet at Waite and Peirce (193 Derby Street, Salem), our Park Store!…

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September 2017

TOUR: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by ASD

September 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Join a CHS staff member and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for a guided tour of the exhibition Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this program/lecture will be presented with American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation. Space is limited on these special tours. Please call or email to reserve a space (860) 236-5621 x238 or rsvp@chs.org. This tour is free with admission.

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Out of Time: 1830 Mountain Men at the Fort

September 2 @ 4:00 pm - September 4 @ 3:00 pm
The Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd
Charlestown, NH 05143 United States
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Details will be posted in the enasr future.

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Intro to MHS: Library Tour

September 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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This 45-minute tour of the Brown Library, fully renovated in 2009, takes participants throughout the library's reading rooms and behind-the-scenes into the archive, normally closed to the public. Nicholas Noyes covers the history of the building, architectural details, the basics of doing research in the library, and even shares a few treasures from the collection. Free and open to the public. Limited to 10; sign up in advance by sending an email to nnoyes@mainehistory.org or calling 774-1822 x207.

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Free

Wolfeboro Vintage Race Boat Regatta

September 14 @ 9:00 am - September 16 @ 4:00 pm
Wolfeboro Town Docks, 4 North Main St Wolfeboro, NH 03894
Wolfeboro, NH 03894 United States
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Join us on the Wolfeboro Town Docks on Fri. and Sat. for our premiere event of the season. Approximately 60 vintage boats representing several classes including small outboards, Grand Prix hydroplanes, Jersey Skiffs, and Gold Cup racing boats will run group heats on a one-mile oval-shaped course throughout the day.  Visit nhbm.org for the schedule of daytime and evening events, to sign up to watch the heats from the Winni-Belle, or to take your own ride in a vintage race…

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Beer in the Garden: Historic Firearms

September 19 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Join us for beer and snacks, a rare opportunity to enjoy our historic garden at night, and a chance to see some very special artifacts from our collections! Free for MHS Members; $5 general admission. RSVP not required – drop in any time! Apply your program fee to MHS membership! Beer in the Garden is sponsored by Shipyard Brewing Company.

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Salem Horror Fest – Opening Night Party

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Salem Horror Fest partners with the Peabody Essex Museum to bring you the ultimate kickoff to the Halloween season! Featuring PEM special exhibition, It's Alive!: Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection, come haunt our inaugural Horror Fest with this night of live music, and interactive programming as part of the PEM/PM evening party series. After-hours screening of Night of the Living Dead honoring Duane Jones with the inaugural Salem Horror Award begins at 9pm. NIGHT OF…

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Television: The Art & Ethics of Manipulation

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Hampshire Telephone Museum, One Depot St - Main Entrance
Warner, NH 03278 United States
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John Gfroerer explores the power of television as a communication medium and examines the artistic techniques used to persuade, induce, and entice us. Gfroerer considers the extent to which television teaches or simply tantalizes us. Are ethical boundaries crossed by the use of these techniques, and to what extent as media consumers should we care? Where: New Hampshire Telephone Museum 1 Depot Street, Warner, NH 03278 - 603-456-2234 When: Friday, May 26th at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Doors open…

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18th Century Medicine

September 23 @ 10:00 am - September 24 @ 3:00 pm
The Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd
Charlestown, NH 05143 United States
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18th Century Medicine was just as complex as it is today. Join us this weekend for discussion and demonstration of midwifery, surgery and herbology. Additional details to follow.

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Pumpkin Patch Trolley Weekend 1

September 23 @ 11:00 am - September 24 @ 3:00 pm
Seashore Trolley Museum, 195 Log Cabin Rd
Kennebunkport, ME 04046 United States
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Ride back in time to the Pumpkin Patch where games, face painting, raffles and PUMPKINS await you! While you wait for the next trolley, choose a pumpkin to decorate back at the Visitor Center. Have a snack! Play carnival games and family games! Weekends,September 23 through October 1 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM Open rain or shine! Non-members pay Regular Admission Plus $2.00 Members pay the regular public admission rate to the museum. Lunch Service on site. EXTRAS Children's carnival…

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Cranberry Thanksgiving at The Tomaquag Museum

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tomaquag Museum, 390 A Summit Road
Exeter, RI 02822 United States
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Celebrate Cranberry Thanksgiving with us at The Tomaquag Museum. There will be Native Arts For Sale, Story Telling, Music and Dancing and More! Event Is FREE With Your Regular Museum Admission. For More Infromation Call (401) 491-9063 or email slarose@tomaquagmuseum.org

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Preschoolers in the Park: Archaeology and the Past

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Salem Maritime National Historic Site, 160 Derby St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Calling all Toddlers, Tots, and Preschoolers ages 2-6! The Park Rangers at Salem Maritime National Historic Site invite you to attend free monthly story-time and activity sessions around the park! Bring your favorite adult and learn about the special places, objects, living things and stories the National Park Service protects. Create crafts to take home and receive a special prize for attending all six sessions! No reservations required. Meet at waite and Peirce (193 Derby Street, Salem), our Park Store!…

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Revolutionary War Weekend

September 30 @ 10:00 am - October 1 @ 3:00 pm
The Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd
Charlestown, NH 05143 United States
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The Revolutionary War Comes to Old Number 4 Saturday, September 30 10 AM - 4:30 PM Sunday, October 1 10 AM - 3 PM Mock battle each day at 1:30 PM Various other activities at various places around the museum over the weekend.

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Pumpkin Patch Trolley Weekend 2

September 30 @ 11:00 am - October 1 @ 3:00 pm
Seashore Trolley Museum, 195 Log Cabin Rd
Kennebunkport, ME 04046 United States
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Ride back in time to the Pumpkin Patch where games, face painting, raffles and PUMPKINS await you! While you wait for the next trolley, choose a pumpkin to decorate back at the Visitor Center. Have a snack! Play carnival games and family games! Weekends,September 23 through October 1 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM Open rain or shine! Non-members pay Regular Admission Plus $2.00 Members pay the regular public admission rate to the museum. Lunch Service on site. EXTRAS Children's carnival…

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October 2017

Giving Voice: An Afternoon with Annette Gordon-Reed

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Royall House & Slave Quarters, 15 George St
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Please save the date for our annual benefit event. Details to follow. Photo of Professor Gordon-Reed is by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer.

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Women of the Fort

October 7 @ 9:00 am - October 8 @ 3:00 pm
The Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd
Charlestown, NH 05143 United States
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Women of the Fort 2017 Saturday, October 7 10 AM - 4 PM Sunday, October 8 10 AM - 3 PM Various activities in various places within the museum. Among the activities last season (2016) -Defending Home and Family-Women Garrison the Fort -Natural (plant) dye display -Putting Food By -Walking Wool.

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Transit Day

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Seashore Trolley Museum, 195 Log Cabin Rd
Kennebunkport, ME 04046 United States
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If you can only visit once a year, this is the day to come! Transit Day is our annual open house and we feature every category of our vehicle collection. Buses, subway cars, trackless trolleys & streetcars run on this very special day! Lunch Service on site.

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TOUR: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by ASD

October 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted. Tours are free with admission.

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Beer in the Garden: Past Medicinal Practices

October 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Join us for beer and snacks, a rare opportunity to enjoy our historic garden at night, and a chance to see some very special artifacts from our collections! Free for MHS Members; $5 general admission. RSVP not required – drop in any time! Apply your program fee to MHS membership! Beer in the Garden is sponsored by Shipyard Brewing Company.

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Liberty & Union Festival 2017

October 21 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm

Each fall, Taunton, Massachusetts' Liberty and Union Weekend commemorates the events of October 1774, when our community became the first in the American colonies to raise a flag in opposition to British rule. That flag - the "Liberty and Union" flag - flies proudly over our city to this day. The Festival features the annual tribute to Robert Treate Paine, the raising of the Liberty & Union Flag, live music & dancers on the City stage, food trucks, vendors, Colonial…

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Trolley-ween

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Seashore Trolley Museum, 195 Log Cabin Rd
Kennebunkport, ME 04046 United States
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Closing day treats for kids.

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November 2017

Intro to MHS: Library Tour

November 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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This 45-minute tour of the Brown Library, fully renovated in 2009, takes participants throughout the library's reading rooms and behind-the-scenes into the archive, normally closed to the public. Nicholas Noyes covers the history of the building, architectural details, the basics of doing research in the library, and even shares a few treasures from the collection. Free and open to the public. Limited to 10; sign up in advance by sending an email to nnoyes@mainehistory.org or calling 774-1822 x207.

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Politics on Beacon Hill

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

We join forces with rangers from Boston African American National Historic Site in a walking tour of Fanny Longfellow's childhood neighborhood. The tour will start at 12 noon at the Shaw Memorial, across the street from the State House. No RSVP required.

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Beer in the Garden: Traditional Toys & Games

November 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Join us for beer and snacks, a rare opportunity to enjoy our historic garden at night, and a chance to see some very special artifacts from our collections! Free for MHS Members; $5 general admission. RSVP not required – drop in any time! Apply your program fee to MHS membership! Beer in the Garden is sponsored by Shipyard Brewing Company.

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