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January 23, 2020 - From Slavery to Maine

7:30pm Berwick Academy Arts Center

Samuel OsborneBetween the Emancipation Proclamation in January 1863 and about 1869, more than 300 formerly enslaved people came to communities throughout Maine to start new – free – lives. With a few exceptions, their lives in Maine have been largely forgotten. Dr. Candace Kanes will share details about them remain mostly in public records and newspaper articles – enough evidence to tell some of their stories. READ MORE


Saturday, March 28, 2020

Colonial Tavern Dinner

Old Berwick Historical Society fundraiser at The Red Barn at Outlook Farm

Colonial Tavern DinnerAt this venue near the old Portland Turnpike, discover the dining experience of our region’s 18th century travelers. Now on its third year, this annual feast is not to be missed!  New food, delicious beverages, and our more adventurous guests wearing 18th century costumes make this a night to remember. Enjoy sumptuous courses of authentic colonial fare prepared by local chefs Christopher Viaud, Julie Cutting Kelly, and the Red Barn chefs. Generously hosted by the Red Barn, and coordinated by Paula Bennett, author of Imagining Ichabod.



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