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Coming Events

October 24, 2019 The Salem Witch Trials and their Southern Maine Connections

7:30 pm - Berwick Academy Arts Center

Storm of Witchcraft The Salem witch trials resulted in part from a panic over the destruction of Berwick and other Maine settlements during King William's War.  Dr. Emerson "Tad" Baker will highlight the stories of several war refugees from Maine who were participants in the trials, including Wells minister George Burroughs, who was executed for witchcraft.  One afflicted girl, Mercy Short, lost her family during the Salmon Falls Raid, and another, Sarah Churchwell, lived much of her adult life in present-day South Berwick. READ MORE

Sat., Nov. 2

History Games - Trivia Night 


 New Exhibits on Tatnic and 20th Century Technology

The Counting House Museum is open from 1:00-4:00 pm through October on weekend afternoons at the Counting House Museum. The public is invited and admission is free. READ MORE



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