Visit the Counting House Museum, South Berwick, ME

Coming Events

May 24, 2018 - Old Berwick Historical Society Annual Meeting and Members Opening

7:00 pm (Counting House Museum)

Celebrate our second season of the exhibit Forgotten Frontier: Untold Stories of the Piscataqua. Join us for a fun evening of songs presented by Joyce Anderson, a vocalist and violinist who thrives on writing and interpreting songs across many genres such as old-time, rock & Americana, spirituals, folk, pop, and swing. For OBHS members; new members are welcome.

Francis Raynes The largest expansion of display space in decades at the Counting House, Village Voices occupies the historic second-floor hall. The exhibit chronicles 400 years of enterprise in the region through the lives of residents who have shaped key trades. 
Stories of six individuals who ventured out are presented using an array of historic objects, photographs and maps that illustrate South Berwick's economic transformation from 1630 to 2010: sawmilling, agriculture, shipbuilding and maritime trade, shoemaking and leatherworking, textile manufacturing, and small business.  The display will be on view permanently.

June 2 - Down at the Landing: Maritime Trades in Early Colonial Times

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Counting House Park

Barrel makingDemonstrations of early colonial maritime trades. READ MORE

 

 

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