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Thomaston Historical Society Programs for 2017

Our regular meeting dates are on the second Tuesday of the month. The building is open beginning at 7:00 P.M. Please come early and join us for refreshments before the meeting. The programs begin at 7:30 sharp. Please note that all meetings and events will be held at the society's museum at 80 Knox Street unless otherwise noted. 
 
Unless otherwise noted, the programs below will be held at the Museum at 80 Knox St. - refreshments at 7:00 p.m. with the program beginning at 7:30 p.m.  For more information, please call 207-354-2295 or email us at info@thomastonhistoricalsociety.com. Thank you.
 

Sunday, April 2nd
   at 2 p.m.
Victorian Tea for opening of new clothing/accessories exhibit.  Seating is limited so buy tickets early.

Tuesday, May 9th
Early Gravestones Author, researcher Ron Romano will talk about early gravestones, the artistry of the carvings on the headstones and their meanings.

Tuesday, June 13th
   at 7 p.m. 
Wadsworth Street Bridge - Old and New. Hope Creighton’s photographic timeline of the new bridge construction & old one’s demolition.

Saturday, July 8th
   1 - 4 p.m.


Tours of Thomaston Gardens & Victorian Tea (Rain date July 9th).

Saturday, July 22nd
   at 10:30 a.m.  

Gen. Henry Knox Memorial Service at grave followed by reception at Knox Museum.

Tuesday, August 8th
  

Midcoast Maine’s Finnish History and Culture. Stephen Gifford will talk about the local Finnish population, history, and culture in the Midcoast area. 

Monday, August 21st
   at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.


Tours of Dragon Cement Plant.  Space limited. Buy tickets early.


Tuesday, September 12th
  
Honoring our War Veterans.  This reception and program will showcase local veterans of the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

Tuesday, October  10th
  
Shipbuilding in the Midcoast. Author, historian Bill Bunting will talk about the rich history of shipbuilding in the Midcoast area. 

Friday December 8th,
   6 to 8 p.m.
and Saturday,
December 9th,
   10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Home for the Holidays - 11th annual  Holiday House Tour and silent auction with music, a wine reception and small live auction on Friday.  Silent auction continues on Saturday.  House TBD



Please see updates on our house tours as they appear on other pages on this website. 

         

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