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Freeport Historical Society

207-865-3170|http://freeporthistoricalsociety.org/

Freeport Historical Society (FHS) encourages the sharing and enjoyment of the long history of Freeport, Maine. FHS actively preserves buildings, archival materials and artifacts of historical importance while encouraging similar efforts within the community; undertakes research and develops educational programs and exhibits which explore and interpret Freeport’s history; and encourages related community activities which keep our rich past present.

Upcoming Events

May 2018

Exhibit: Blacksmiths & Storekeepers 1770-1920

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2018

Freeport Historical Society / Harrington House, 45 Main St
Freeport, 04032 United States
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Freeport Historical Society's new exhibit Blacksmiths & Storekeepers: Freeport Village, Crossroads of Change, 1770-1920 highlights and interprets the changes in Freeport village over a century-and-a-half. Much of the change has been dramatic, hurried along by fires and the moving and razing of buildings. Exhibit runs May 24 through December of 2018.

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June 2018

Historic Plant Medicine Workshop and Picnic

June 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pettengill Farm, Pettengill Rd
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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$5 - $15

Join Freeport Historical Society for a workshop and picnic featuring guest lecturer Hannah Peterson at their Pettengill Farmhouse property. They will be discussing the use of local medicinal plants in the Colonial period and how they can be used in our lives today. Ms. Peterson's workshop will cover the variety of ways plants were used here in Maine -- as food, as medicine, as dye, for personal hygiene -- and how they were prepared. She will provide hands-on examples of plants, dyed…

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Harraseekett Harborside Gala

June 23 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Strouts Point Wharf Co, 5 Wharf Rd
South Freeport, ME 04078 United States
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$45 - $250

Join Freeport Historical Society for their 7th annual Harraseeket Heritage Gala at Strouts Point Wharf Company in South Freeport to benefit Freeport Historical Society's mission to educate, preserve, and collect Freeport's history. This spirited celebration of Freeport History will include live music, live and silent auctions, the now famous "wheel of chance," local beer, lobster rolls provided by Harraseeket Lunch & Lobster, and more. Ticket options: Gala Stewards: $250 gets you 2 tickets to the Gala, 4 drink tickets, and…

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7th Annual Harraseeket Harborside Gala at Strouts Point

June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Strouts Point Wharf Co, 5 Wharf Rd
South Freeport, ME 04078 United States
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$45 - $55

This spirited celebration of Freeport History will include live music, live and silent auctions, the now famous “wheel of chance,” local seafood, and local beer and spirits! Tickets are on sale now at Eventbright. Buy your tickets before May 31 for $45 per ticket. After May 31, tickets will be sold at $55 a ticket. Stewards at $250 please send a personal check to avoid transaction fees.

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