Town History Series to begin

Posted Wednesday, January 11, 2012 in Culture

Town History Series to begin

Patten Free Library, Bath.

BATH — The Sagadahoc History and Genealogy Room will begin its eighth annual Town History Series, jointly sponsored by the Patten Free Library and the Bath Historical Society, on Jan 21.

On six consecutive Saturday mornings, from 10:30-11:30 a.m., people from the towns served by the library will present aspects of their towns’ histories in the Community Room of the Patten Free Library.

This year’s series will be dedicated to Barbara Esmond, longtime volunteer in the History Room. Again this year, Raymond James and Associates Inc. will be the financial sponsor of the series.


Jan. 21 — Bath: Peter Goodwin and Robin Haynes: “History of the Patten Free Library”


Jan. 28 — Arrowsic: Fred Kahrl: "Saving Squirrel Point Light Station"


Feb. 4 — Georgetown: Rich Start: “The Terrible Fire of ‘34”


Feb. 11 — Woolwich: A Panel: "Stories of Woolwich Schools"


Feb. 18 — Phippsburg: John G. Morse IV: “Phippsburg Then and Now”


Feb.25 — West Bath: Frank Roberts and Charlie Burden: “The Littlefield School: West Bath’s Historic One-Room Schoolhouse"

Bath Historical Society will be selling its 2012 calendar at all lectures for $12. Calendars are also available at Bath Book Shop, Brick Store
Antiques, Lisa Marie’s Made in Maine, Main Street Bath, Now You’re Cooking, Library Bookstore, Ornament, and Patten Free Library.

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