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October 26, 2017 - Alliance on the Northern Front: Native Nations in Northern “New England,” 1675-1678

7:30 pm (Berwick Academy)

 Abenaki scholar Dr. Lisa Brooks speaks about the northern front of King Philip’s War in Wabanaki country. New maps of “Native space” and littleknown historical documents reveal a very different view of both the war and the territory known as northern New England. Brooks demonstrates that the war did not end with the death of the Wampanoag leader King Philip in 1676, but rather with a process of Native alliance making and treaties between colonial authorities and Wabanaki sachems. Photo credit: Ken Hamilton

NOVEMBER 4 - History Games Fundraiser- Tickets now Available- Read More!

 Loosely based on the Hike Through History, an interactive scavenger hunt and a visit to an old Speakeasy. And what's the best part?   It's adults only - because why should kids have all of the fun?!!  READ MORE

Museum open weekends 1-4 pm

through October, year round by appointment

 

What they're saying about Forgotten Frontier

Our untold past comes to life in South Berwick - Maine Sunday Telegram

New Exhibit Opening Helps Right History WCSH6 video

Conjuring Seacoast Life in the 1600s by J. Dennis Robinson, SeacoastOnline 

 

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.

 

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