7:30 pm (Berwick Academy Arts Center)
George Gray, born in Scotland, fought the English in the battle of Dunbar in 1650. After the battle, some of the Scottish prisoners were sold into indentured servitude to English possessions, including the English Colonies. George Gray was sent to Maine. John Demos, an archivist for the Counting House Museum, will present a talk on researching a line of the Gray family of South Berwick. Learn about the discovery of a 17th-century Scottish homestead location and a 19th-century sawmill site. READ MORE
6:00 pm - Cocktail Hour | 7:00 pm - Dinner
Enjoy the food of colonial times! A huge success last year, we look forward to tasting new food, sampling more beverages and wearing more costumes! At this fundraiser near the old Portland Turnpike, discover the dining experience of our region’s stagecoach travelers. Enjoy courses of authentic 18th century fare prepared by local chefs Gary Loiselle, Christopher Viaud, and the Red Barn chefs, and beverages of Tributary Brewing and North Country Hard Cider. Generously hosted by the Red Barn, and coordinated by Paula Bennett, author of Imagining Ichabod. READ MORE
Tickets $75 per person ($65 for OBHS members)
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