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The 1859 Abbott School, home of the Castine Historical Society

“Touring Through Time”: Special Events at Local Historical Societies

By Sally Chadbourne on July 21, 2014, at 3:04 p.m.
The Castine Historical Society is one of eight local historical societies in the East Penobscot Bay and Blue Hill Peninsula area participating in the annual “Touring through Time” weekend. Touring through Time events take place Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27. In Castine, visitors can see the 2014 seasonal …
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Alan Taylor

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor to speak in Castine

By Sally Chadbourne on July 18, 2014, at 11:58 a.m.
CASTINE, Maine — Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor will deliver the sixth annual Deborah Pulliam Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Delano Auditorium on the campus of Maine Maritime Academy. Taylor’s appearance is in connection with Castine Historical Society’s summer exhibition highlighting the town’s occupation by British …
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Copy of image drawn on window pane by British officer occupying Castine in 1814-15. From the CHS archives.

Historical Society Summer Exhibit to Highlight Castine and War of 1812

By Sally Chadbourne on May 29, 2014, at 10:46 a.m.
Thirty years after the end of the American Revolution, British troops landed at Castine and other ports in Maine to lay claim to territory east of the Penobscot River. The eight month occupation of Castine was part of a strategy to expand British Canada during the War of 1812. The …

Castine Historical Society 13th Art Show & Sale August 16-18

By Sally Chadbourne on Aug. 09, 2013, at 10:41 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: The biennial Castine Historical Society Art Show & Sale, now in its thirteenth year, begins with an opening reception on Friday, August 16 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. The Show continues on Saturday, August 17 from 10:00 am to 4:00 …
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“The Adams School in Castine”, 5” x 7” oil by Dan Graziano, featured artist in the thirteenth Castine Historical Society Art Show and Sale scheduled for August 16-18.

CASTINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY HOSTS 13TH ART SHOW AND SALE

By Sally Chadbourne on Aug. 09, 2013, at 10:34 a.m.
Castine, Maine — The Castine Historical Society will sponsor an art show and sale beginning with an opening reception on Friday, August 16 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. The show and sale will continue on Saturday, August 17 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. and on Sunday, August 18 from …
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Michael C. Quinn, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution, which breaks ground in 2014 on a new building in Philadelphia.

MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION PRESIDENT TO SPEAK IN CASTINE

By Sally Chadbourne on July 31, 2013, at 1:04 p.m.
Castine, Maine — Michael C. Quinn, CEO and President of the new Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, will speak on “Life with George Washington, James Madison, and the American Revolution” at 7:30 pm on Thursday, August 8. Presented by the Castine Historical Society, the lecture will be held …
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U.S. Assistance Secretary or State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Dr. Kerri-Ann Jones, will present the Fifth Annual Deborah Pulliam Memorial Lecture in Castine on July 23.

U.S. assistant secretary of state to deliver fifth annual Pulliam Memorial Lecture in Castine

By Sally Chadbourne on July 14, 2013, at 12:40 p.m.
Castine, Maine — “Foreign Policy, Science, and You” will be the subject of Dr. Kerri-Ann Jones’s lecture at 7:30 pm Tuesday, July 23 at the Delano Auditorium on the campus of the Maine Maritime Academy in Castine. Her presentation will focus on the intersection of science and foreign policy in …
Is Castine really the oldest settlement in New England? Join community members for a discussion on July 10 in Castine.

Community Discussion on Castine History

By Sally Chadbourne on July 03, 2013, at 10:51 a.m.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 3:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Emerson Hall, Court Street, Castine, Maine For more information: Sally Chadbourne; 207-326-4118; castinehistoricalsociety.org Join the Castine Board of Selectmen and the Castine Historical Society for a community discussion of Castine’s history, looking at the question of whether Castine is really …
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Is Castine Really the Oldest Community in New England?

By Sally Chadbourne on July 03, 2013, at 10:17 a.m.
COMMUNITY MEETING ON CASTINE HISTORY ANNOUNCED Castine, Maine – Is Castine really “The Oldest Settlement in New England”? That question will be the focus of discussion at a special community meeting sponsored by the Castine Historical Society and the Town of Castine Select Board. The event will be held on …

Curator’s Show and Tell at Castine Historical Society

By Sally Chadbourne on Jan. 16, 2013, at 10:07 a.m.
Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 3:01 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Castine Historical Society, 17 School St., Castine, Maine For more information: Sally Chadbourne; 326-4118; castinehistoricalsociety.org CASTINE, Maine — The Castine Historical Society will show objects and documents recently added to its collections from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, …
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Witherle Library’s Historical Papers Find New Homes in Castine

By Sally Chadbourne on Nov. 21, 2012, at 11:54 a.m.
While Castine’s public library will continue to maintain its Castine Collection of rare books, newspapers and town records (on microfilm), it is now turning over most of its manuscripts, photographs, drawings and diaries to two other organizations in town dedicated to preserving archives and artifacts. The Witherle Memorial Library Board …

Castine Historical Society announces fall hours

By Sally Chadbourne on Aug. 29, 2012, at 10:08 a.m.
CASTINE, Maine — The Castine Historical Society will extend its season beyond Labor Day this year, with exhibits open to the public four days a week, and by appointment on other days, through Oct. 15. The public schedule for fall will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, and …
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Castine Historical Society Announces 2012 Annual Meeting

By Sally Chadbourne on Aug. 17, 2012, at 12:38 p.m.
Castine, Maine – The Castine Historical Society will hold its 2012 Annual Meeting on Friday, August 24 at 7:30pm in the Mitchell Room on the lower level of the Society’s Abbott School on the Castine town common. Following a brief business meeting, the evening’s program includes the screening of a …

Historical Society Exhibit to Feature Schooner Bowdoin

By Sally Chadbourne on June 19, 2012, at 4:29 p.m.
CASTINE, Maine — Things are busy at the Castine Historical Society as preparations for the 2012 summer exhibit, co-sponsored with Maine Maritime Academy, are in their final stages. The exhibit, Schooner Bowdoin on the Greenland Patrol, which tells the story of the vessel’s service during World War II, officially opens …

Castine Historical Society Opening Reception

By Sally Chadbourne on June 19, 2012, at 3:01 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Castine Historical Society, 17 School Street, on the Common, Castine, Maine For more information: Sally Chadbourne; 326-4118; castinehistoricalsociety.org The Castine Historical Society will celebrate the opening of its 2012 seasonal exhibit, “Schooner Bowdoin on the Greenland Patrol”, co-sponsored with Maine …

Castine Historical Society to open for the season

By Sally Chadbourne on June 14, 2012, at 8:55 a.m.
Sunday, June 24, 2012 4 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Castine Historical Society, 17 School Street on the Common, Castine, Maine For more information: Sally Chadbourne; 326-4118; castinehistoricalsociety.org CASTINE, Maine — The Castine Historical Society will open for the season with a celebration of the 2012 summer exhibit,” Schooner Bowdoin …
 
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