Articles by Elizabeth Nash

 
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Who? What? When? Where? Help! Mystery Photo Night in Lewiston

By Elizabeth Nash on Oct. 20, 2015, at 2:48 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 16, 2015 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822 234; mainehistory.org Everyone loves a mystery – and we invite you to help solve some of them! As part of the launch of Maine Memory Network’s new “Mystery …
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Who? What? When? Where? Help! Mystery Photo Night in Biddeford

By Elizabeth Nash on Oct. 20, 2015, at 2:15 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: McArthur Public Library, 270 Main Street, Biddeford, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822 234 Everyone loves a mystery – and we invite you to help solve some of them! As part of the launch of Maine Memory Network’s new “Mystery Corner,” …
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Mystery at the Museum

By Elizabeth Nash on Aug. 06, 2015, at 9:54 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org Come enjoy the fun, mystery, and mayhem provided by Maine’s own professional troupe, Mystery for Hire, at Maine Historical Society. This special dinner theater performance begins at …
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Dawnland Voices: Indigenous Writing from New England

By Elizabeth Nash on July 23, 2015, at 11:57 a.m.
Celebrate a new, and first-of-its-kind anthology of native writing from the New England region Editor Siobhan Senior,Associate Professor of English and English Graduate Program Director at the University of New Hampshire, speaks about compiling the writings and the importance of the volume. Following her talk, six contributors to the anthology …
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Magna Carta: Enduring Legacy 1215-2015

By Elizabeth Nash on June 18, 2015, at 11:25 a.m.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Wednesday, July 1, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Thursday, July 2, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Friday, July 3, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Saturday, July 4, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Sunday, July 5, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Monday, July …
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Pursuit of Liberty: The Search for Compromise in the Declaration of Independence

By Elizabeth Nash on June 05, 2015, at 12:12 p.m.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, ME For more information: 207-774-1822 ext 215; mainehistory.org Exhibition Opening This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Love in the Longfellow House: Couples Guided Tour

By Elizabeth Nash on Jan. 13, 2015, at 11:18 a.m.
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine …
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The History of Political Cartoons

By Elizabeth Nash on Jan. 12, 2015, at 4:35 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822 ext 215; mainehistory.org Maine Historical Society hosts historian Erin Bishop, Director of Maine Archives & Museums, on Feb 13, 12 Noon. Bishop will speak about American political cartoons …
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MHS Book Group: “Home Is Where the Heart Is”

By Elizabeth Nash on Jan. 09, 2015, at 10:37 a.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Tuesday, March 24, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Tuesday, April 28, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Tuesday, May 26, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine …
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The Emergence of Portland: Early Homes and Early Maps

By Elizabeth Nash on Jan. 08, 2015, at 4:23 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822 ext 215; mainehistory.org Maine Historial Society and Friends of the Osher Map Library present an engaging evening with Matthew Edney, Osher Professor in the History of Cartography, USM. …
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The Children’s Hour: Henry’s 208th Birthday

By Elizabeth Nash on Jan. 07, 2015, at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, ME For more information: 207-774-1822 ext 214; mainehistory.org Celebrate Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s 208th birthday at the Maine Historical Society on Saturday, February 28, 2-4 pm. Families are encouraged to attend. Hear a special …
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The Children’s Hour: Story & Craft Activity for Kids

By Elizabeth Nash on Jan. 07, 2015, at 1:52 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822 ext 214; mainehistory.org Maine Historical Society presents The Children’s Hour for kids ages 4-9 accompanied by a parent or a caregiver. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was often called “the …
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the Children’s Hour: Story & Craft Activity for Kids

By Elizabeth Nash on Jan. 07, 2015, at 1:41 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822 ext 214; mainehistory.org Maine Historical Society offers a one-hour after school program for children ages 4-9, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was often called …
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Taste of the Humanities: William Butler Yeats

By Elizabeth Nash on Jan. 06, 2015, at 12:09 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Societty, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822 ext 215; mainehistory.org Maine Humanities Council and the Maine Historical Society present “Taste of the Humanities.” Retired professor John Ward, formerly of Centre and Kenyon colleges, will speak …
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A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience

By Elizabeth Nash on Jan. 05, 2015, at 3:22 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org Author Tad Baker speaks about his new book and how Portland and York, Maine were key triggers to the witchcraft trials. This post was contributed by a …
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Intro to Maine Historical Society: Library Tour

By Elizabeth Nash on Nov. 12, 2014, at 2:34 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org Wednesday, January 7, 12:00 pm Intro to Maine Historical Society: Library Tour Tour Guide: Nicholas Noyes, Curator of Library Collections This 45-minute tour of the Brown Library, …
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Tour: Glad Tidings: The Merry Friendship of Longfellow & Dickens (featuring Portland blacksmith Sam Smith demonstrating his trade)

By Elizabeth Nash on Oct. 29, 2014, at 2:57 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822 ext 215; mainehistory.org Celebrate the Season with MHS! Glad Tidings: The Merry Friendship of Longfellow & Dickens Henry Wadsworth Longfellow …
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Tour: Glad Tidings: The Merry Friendship of Longfellow & Dickens (featuring pianist David Maxwell playing the Chickering piano)

By Elizabeth Nash on Oct. 29, 2014, at 2:53 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland , Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org Celebrate the Season with MHS! Glad Tidings: The Merry Friendship …
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Tour: Glad Tidings: The Merry Friendship of Longfellow & Dickens

By Elizabeth Nash on Oct. 29, 2014, at 2:46 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: aine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portlnd, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822; mainehistory.org Friday, November 28 – Sunday, December 28, 2014 Celebrate the Season with MHS! Glad Tidings: The Merry Friendship of Longfellow & Dickens Henry Wadsworth Longfellow & Charles …
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An Evening with Longfellow and Dickens

By Elizabeth Nash on Oct. 29, 2014, at 1:24 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-1822 ext 215; mainehistory.org Thursday, December 11, 7:00 pm Presented in partnership with Portland Stage Company An Evening with Longfellow and Dickens Ever wish you could sit in on …