Our 2019 Evening Programs

(Admission to all our monthly programs is by Donation)

Saturday, May 4, 7 PM The Barn at Acadia's Oceanside Meadows Inn, ProspectHarbor:

THE STEAMER QUEEN VICTORIA and CANADA’S “LIBERTY BELL

Presented by John Langley, author, Baddeck NS.

A new perspective by a Canadian author of a book on the ship and the bell.

Monday, June 3, 7 PM Young-Webber Hall at GHS Headquarters:

HISTORY OF TAUNTON BAY-- ITS SHIPPING, MINING, DIVING WORK

Presented by John & Marlene Daley, Sullivan authors.

Explorations and discoveries on this waterway, above and below the surface.

Monday, July 8, 7 PM Old Town House Museum:

BUILDING COMMUNITY THROUGH THE ARTS -- SCHOODIC ARTS FOR ALL: 1998-2018

Presented by Mary Laury, Executive Director, Schoodic Arts for All.

A history of this influential community arts organization from its Executive Director.

Monday, August 5, 7 PM Old Town House Museum:

CLOSE TO HOME: THE MAINE WRITINGS OF MARY ELLEN CHASE

Presented by Rev. Charles Austin Joy, GHS lecturer.

How a prolific Maine author created penetrating portraits of local coastal families.

Monday, September 9, 7 PM Old Town House Museum:

RUM RUNNING DOWN EAST

Presented by Rev. Don Ashmall, GHS.

Collected tales of shady local daring in the desperate days of Prohibition.

Monday, October 7, 7 PM Young-Webber Hall at GHS Headquarters:

A HISTORY OF THE BOSTON POST CANE IN NEW ENGLAND

Presented by Larry Peterson, GHS President.

Find the oldest resident of your town and present them with a fancy gold-topped cane. The story behind this particularly Yankee tradition, very much alive and well in Gouldsboro!