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Belgrade Town House Could See Some Work

As reported by Mechele Cooper of the Kennebec Journal:

BELGRADE -- A group in town wants residents to consider restoring the 1815 Town House.

Nancy Mairs, town historian and member of the Belgrade Historical Society, said people would first have to weigh in on the decision.

The building could have many uses, including as a place for the historical society to meet and store its collection of artifacts.

For more information you can read the whole article here:

http://www.kjonline.com/news/townhousegatherssupport_2011-12-19.html

 

Tremont Historical Society Program

Tremont Historical Society

Monday, October 24, 2011

7:00 pm
Bass Harbor Memorial Library
Bernard, Maine
The History of Tremont and the Tremont Historical Society
Featuring Dr. Muriel Davisson

(Free Admission)

The presentation will include information on the origins of Tremont in the context
of MDI history, and schools, agriculture and business in the 19th century, with
old photos of Tremont, especially Bernard and Bass Harbor.  This project is a work
in progress. Please come and share anything you know about Tremont's history.

 

More Gravestone Photos Added

It's been a while since I've updated a large number of stones on the site, but yesterday a friend of mine reminded me I have 2 CDs of Farmingdale's Maine Ave. Cemetery that need to be uploaded to the site. They were sent to me years ago but lost in my paper clutter (for more information about getting rid of your genealogy paper clutter, join me on http://paperlessgenealogy.blogspot.com)   So yesterday I was able to upload 50 new names to the database along with photos of their head stones.  I'm only about 1/3 of the way through the first CD, so there should be a lot more coming in the next few days.

With these additions, though, I am happy to announce the Gravestone Photo Project now has 4,200 records from all across Maine.  Check it out today:

http://gravestones.earlyMaine.org

 
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