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Coming Events

March 28, 2019 - Can Public Broadcasting Survive the Digital Revolution? Lessons from History

7:30 pm (Berwick Academy Arts Center)

President Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act

The explosion in digital and social media is fueling political polarization, creating a storm of misinformation and eroding democratic discourse. The need for reliable journalism is greater than ever, but trust in traditional news organizations is collapsing even while their financial difficulties grow. Dr. Henry Laurence will present the important role of public broadcasters in the digital age, as well a history of public broadcasting since its origins on the radio in the 1920’s.


 2019 Tavern Dinner

Thank you to all who made the 2019 Colonial Tavern Dinner

a success!

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Sat. Mar. 30 - History Hike: Lover's Brook Farm

Hobbs HousePond Road, South Berwick -

10:00 - 11:30 am

OBHS historian Wendy Pirsig will lead a search for old tavern sites along what was once a main highway for travelers by stagecoach.   Presented through a partnership with the Great Works Regional Land Trust. Space limited to 25, reservations required. Call GWRLT at 207-646-3604 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. READ MORE

Forgotten Frontier Catalog

Forgotten Frontier Catalog

now available HERE!



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