February 16, 2019
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Penobscot Marine Museum to hold fundraiser ‘Who Were the Hichborns?’

Community Author: Sabrina Kettell
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Penobscot Marine Museum | Contributed
Penobscot Marine Museum | Contributed

STOCKTON SPRINGS — The Penobscot Marine Museum is holding its fundraiser “Who Were the Hichborns” from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24 at 10 Church Street.

Learn about the Hichborn family and their impact on Penobscot Bay with guest speakers and a photography display. Photos will be part of a silent auction. Appetizers and drinks provided by The Hichborn. All proceeds to benefit the Penobscot Marine Museum.

There are a limited number of tickets available. Reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation, please call Penobscot Marine Museum at 207-548-2529. Buy tickets online here.

About Penobscot Marine Museum

Penobscot Marine Museum brings Maine’s maritime history to life on a campus of beautiful historic buildings in the charming seacoast village of Searsport, Maine. Exhibits include hands-on activities for children and adults, as well as a ship captain’s house, marine paintings, scrimshaw, 19th century Chinese and Japanese pottery, boat models, historic Maine boats, a fisheries exhibit, and an heirloom garden. The Museum has over 200,000 historic photographs, and a maritime history research library. Museum offices and research library are open year round. Exhibits are open seven days a week, Memorial Day weekend through the third Sunday in October. PMM’s Visitors Center is located at 40 E. Main Street, Searsport, Maine. For more information call 207-548-2529 or visit www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org.