7:30 pm - Berwick Academy Arts Center
The Salem witch trials resulted in part from a panic over the destruction of Berwick and other Maine settlements during King William's War. Dr. Emerson "Tad" Baker will highlight the stories of several war refugees from Maine who were participants in the trials, including Wells minister George Burroughs, who was executed for witchcraft. One afflicted girl, Mercy Short, lost her family during the Salmon Falls Raid, and another, Sarah Churchwell, lived much of her adult life in present-day South Berwick. READ MORE
Old Berwick Historical Society archivists Wendy Pirsig and Kaja Roan will lead a one-hour tour of one of the nation’s earliest cemeteries. Please wear comfortable shoes.
7 pm - South Berwick Public Library
World War I soldiers So. Berwick, OBHS Collection
Music of WWI at the South Berwick Public Library. “Ramblin’ Richard” will share songs of the World War I era. READ MORE
The Counting House Museum is open from 1:00-4:00 pm through October on weekend afternoons at the Counting House Museum. The public is invited and admission is free. READ MORE
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