1:00 pm · 1791 House, Berwick Academy
Archivist Rachel Saliba will lead a walk around the beautiful hilltop where the history of Maine’s oldest school intertwines with that of interesting South Berwick residents of the 1700s and 1800s.
All Day · Counting House Park
Take a trip back in time at our Living History Presentation depicting a late 17th century Native American and French encampment & display. Enjoy meeting some of the participants in our town’s critical and explosive history.
1:00 pm · Counting House · (Rain date June 13)
Discover the small but colorful neighborhood of South Berwick’s old “Upper Landing” and cotton mill, where seafarers once lived and gundalows unloaded cargoes from distant lands.
These bits of local history will be visited on the Old Berwick Historical Society’s Tour of Quamphegan Landing to be held on Saturday, June 6 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. This free event led by Wendy Pirsig begins at the Counting House Museum at Main and Liberty Streets, and includes Counting House Park along the Salmon Falls River as well as the surrounding 19th century neighborhood. The rain date is Saturday, June 13.
The tour coincides on June 6 with South Berwick Kids Day, and families are welcome.
Thursday, May 21, 7 pm
Counting House, South Berwick, ME
“From South Berwick to the South Pacific: the World War II Letters of Wildré Pelletier”
Desserts, hors d’oeuvres
Music by Vintage Voices
“The Songs I Delighted to Hear,” songs enjoyed by late Victorians in America.
For OBHS members - New members always welcome.