Articles by Elizabeth Nash

 
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Curator Tour: Left Undone

By Elizabeth Nash on Sept. 22, 2016, at 10:28 a.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org/events/event/622/signup?popup=1 Join MHS Registrar and Lead Curator of our Left Undone exhibition, Holly Hurd-Forsyth, for an insider’s view of this community-curated show.Story continues below advertisement. Free for MHS …
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Photography Workshop in the Wadsworth-Longfellow House with Brian Vanden Brink

By Elizabeth Nash on Sept. 22, 2016, at 10:25 a.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_621 The first biography of George B. Dorr ever written, Creating Acadia National Park: the Biography of George Bucknam Dorr is based on painstaking research both in the …
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Creating Acadia National Park: the Biography of George Bucknam Dorr Book Talk

By Elizabeth Nash on Sept. 22, 2016, at 10:22 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_618 The first biography of George B. Dorr ever written, Creating Acadia National Park: the Biography of George Bucknam Dorr is based on painstaking research both in the …
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‘Early Gravestones in Southern’ Maine book talk set for Oct. 20 in Portland

By Elizabeth Nash on Sept. 22, 2016, at 10:19 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_614 PORTLAND — A discussion by local author Ron Romano about his recent book, “Early Gravestones in Southern Maine: the Genius of Bartlett Adams” will take place 6-7 …
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Photography Walking Tour of Portland with Dan D’Ippolito

By Elizabeth Nash on Sept. 22, 2016, at 10:17 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_616 Do you love taking pictures, and have a passion for history and/or architecture? Are you looking to hone your skills as a photographer? Don’t miss this opportunity …
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Curator Tour: Designing Acadia

By Elizabeth Nash on Sept. 22, 2016, at 10:13 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_613 Join MHS Chief Curator Kate McBrien for an insider’s view of the creation of MHS’s exhibit, Designing Acadia: Creating Maine’s National Park Experience. On view through January …
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Maine Historical Society Book Group

By Elizabeth Nash on Sept. 13, 2016, at 1:45 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Wednesday, March 1, 2017 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine …
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Acadian Deportation and Resettlement Screening

By Elizabeth Nash on Sept. 13, 2016, at 1:29 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_610 Join us for a special showing of Acadian Deportation and Resettlement, the documentary researched and produced by students at Monmouth Academy that examines the forced removal of …
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An Evening with Frederick Law Olmsted

By Elizabeth Nash on Sept. 01, 2016, at 11:42 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_604 PORTLAND — Actor, naturalist and community organizer Gerry Wright will present “An Evening with Frederick Law Olmsted” 5:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Maine Historical Society, 489 …
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‘Written in Granite: Acadia’s Changeable Histories,’ a lecture by Mount Desert Historical Society Executive Director Tim Garrity

By Elizabeth Nash on Sept. 01, 2016, at 11:32 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_608 PORTLAND — George Dorr intended for Acadia National Park’s “noble granite masses” to “become true historic documents that will record forever to succeeding generations the human background …
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Forever Yours, Bar Harbor Book Talk & Signing

By Elizabeth Nash on Aug. 18, 2016, at 10:06 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 2077741822; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_603 Before cameras were common, visitors to Mount Desert Island had to remember the beauty of the landscape through postcards. In his new book, Forever Yours, Bar Harbor, …
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Pokémon GO Historical Walking Tour of Portland

By Elizabeth Nash on Aug. 11, 2016, at 10:29 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 2077741822; mainehistory.org/events/event/599/signup?popup=1 Attention Pokémon GO players! Join us for a one-hour walking tour of historic places in Portland. The tour starts at Maine Historical Society and the route will …
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Walking Through History: Portland, Maine on Foot Book Launch

By Elizabeth Nash on July 28, 2016, at 9:42 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_597 During its almost 400 years of recorded history, Portland has seen economic booms as well as war, massacres, economic downturns, riots, urban renewal and destructive fires. Every …
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Poetry in the Garden

By Elizabeth Nash on July 22, 2016, at 7:27 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_595 Join us for a free poetry reading in the Longfellow Garden! Readers include Megan Grumbling, Steve Luttrell, and Kevin Sweeney.Story continues below advertisement. Free and open to …
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Pokémon GO: Calling all Trainers to explore Maine history!

By Elizabeth Nash on July 22, 2016, at 7:24 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_596 During the August First Friday Art Walk, MHS invites you to play Pokémon GO on our campus and in the Longfellow Garden, one of Portland’s finest hidden …
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Independence Day Celebrations at Maine Historical Society

By Elizabeth Nash on June 23, 2016, at 2:21 p.m.
Monday, July 4, 2016 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822 x212 ; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_581 PORTLAND — Maine Historical Society will offer these Fourth of July activities:Story continues below advertisement. * A public reading of the Declaration of Independence by …
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Junior Docent Camp: Session 2 (grades 6-8 and Session 1 grads)

By Elizabeth Nash on June 23, 2016, at 2:18 p.m.
Monday, July 18, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Tuesday, July 19, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Wednesday, July 20, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Thursday, July 21, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Friday, July 22, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine …
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Junior Docent Camp: Session 1 (grades 3-5)

By Elizabeth Nash on June 23, 2016, at 2:15 p.m.
Monday, July 11, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Tuesday, July 12, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Wednesday, July 13, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Thursday, July 14, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Friday, July 15, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Portland, …
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Maine Historical Society to host Children’s Hour story and craft activity for children

By Elizabeth Nash on June 16, 2016, at 9:41 a.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 485 Congress Street, Portland, ME For more information: 207-774-1822 x 214; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_575 PORTLAND — Children’s Hour will return to Maine Historical Society 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, in the Longfellow Garden, 485 Congress St. In recognition of the …
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Children’s Hour, a Story & Craft Activity for Kids: A is for Acadia: Mount Desert Island from A to Z

By Elizabeth Nash on June 16, 2016, at 9:38 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822 x 214; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_574 Children’s Hour returns to Maine Historical Society this summer! Join us each month for the reading of a favorite story book followed by crafts and …