Press Release

Fundraiser bazaar, silent auction for Aroostook War Veterans Memorial

PASSADUMKEAG, Maine — The 1837 Foundation of Northern Maine, an affiliate of the Passadumkeag Historical Society, will hold a silent auction and fundraiser bazaar 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, and at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Passadumkeag Community Center, Pleasant Street, next to the Fire Station.

The silent auction will be held 3-4 p.m. Saturday.

February 19 is the anniversary of the date of General Order No. 7 and the Aroostook War expeditionary militia. Money from the fundraiser will be used to purchase markers for the soldiers and militia of the Aroostook War.

The 1837 Foundation’s goal is to make the Passadumkeag park an official rest stop on the proposed Aroostook Trail.

For more information or to make donations, contact Roberta at 207-732-5179

The 1837 Foundation of Northern Maine is an educational/historical/genealogical non-profit organization established to recognize and remember those who protected and defended the Northern boundary and Territorial integrity of the United States and State of Maine prior to the finalization of the 1783 Treaty of Paris.

 

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