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Freeport Historical Society Annual Meeting w/ Colin Wooodard
April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
After a brief business meeting for members, author and journalist Colin Woodard will give a talk entitled “200 Years as a State, 170 as a Colony: the forces that shaped Maine’s Past, Present, and Future.”
About Colin Woodard
“Colin Woodard is a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning journalist. He is the author of six books that have been translated into a dozen foreign languages and inspired an NBC television drama. He is currently State and National Affairs Writer at the Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram, where he won a 2012 George Polk Award and was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in 2016. He is a contributing editor at POLITICO and his work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Economist, Smithsonian and dozens of other major publications.
“A native of Maine, he has reported from more than 50 countries and seven continents and lived for more than four years in Eastern Europe during the collapse of the Soviet empire and the transition that followed. A graduate of Tufts University and the University of Chicago he is past Pew Fellow in International Journalism at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and a recipient of the Jane Bagley Lehman Award for Excellence in Public Advocacy.”
**Tickets are free for this virtual event, but registration is required to receive Zoom link. Registration closes one hour before event. Click here to register.**