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Events: History

King Philip’s War

Meet and talk in detail about King Philip’s War with author/historian Edward Lodi.Lodi’s books reflect a lifelong interest... View Event »

“A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the making of Scripture Animals”

Jane Bianco, Assistant Curator of the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, ME, will present an illustrated presentation on Jonathan... View Event »

“Burgoyne’s Campaign of 1777: The Second Stage” Bus Tour

This day-long bus tour includes Fort Ann, Fort Edward, Jane McRea’s grave, Bennington Battlefield, and more with historian... View Event »

“Forst Along the Kennebec – Evening Lecture at Colonial Pemaquid

Lee Cramner, Maine Historic Preservation Commission’s Emeritus Archaeologist, highlights the importance of the Kennebec as a prime fur... View Event »

“In Search of a World in Transition – Archaeology in South Berwick, Maine” – Evening Lecture at Colonial Pemaquid

Dr. Neill DePaoli, historical archaeologist, reveals more findings from his digging at the Humphrey Spencer home, tavern and... View Event »

“Lightning Strikes Twice” Evening lecture at Colonial Pemaquid

Native American cultural historian Ken Hamilton discloses how the Fort at Pemaquid was captured not once but twice... View Event »

“The Indian Canoe Routes of Maine” – Evening Lecture at Colonial Pemaquid

7:30 PM. Lecture by David Cook explores the Native American light-weight canoe and the technical advantage it provided... View Event »

“War, Diplomacy and Power in 17th Century New England and Indian Country: Ninigret, the Niantic and Narragansett Sachem” Lecture

This event is a lecture by the authors of “War, Diplomacy and Power in 17th Century New England... View Event »

200th Anniversary Re-enactment, Battle of Rock Harbor

From August 15-17, 2014 Orleans, MA will be celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Rock Harbor.... View Event »

All Around the Common

Captain Bangs Hallet House, Yarmouth New Church, Winslow Crocker House, and the Edward Gorey House are open free... View Event »

An Evening of Illumination

The annual Evening of Illumination is the one time each year visitors can experience an evening in the... View Event »

Annual Fife and Drum Corps Muster

Experience Martial music at its best at Fort Ticonderoga – America’s Fort™ July 26 during the Fife &... View Event »

Armchair General Tour

Climb aboard Fort Ticonderoga’s ground transportation to approach the tactical challenges faced by generals like Abercromby, Burgoyne, Amherst,... View Event »

Armchair General Tour

Climb aboard Fort Ticonderoga’s ground transportation to approach the tactical challenges faced by generals like Abercromby, Burgoyne, Amherst,... View Event »

Armchair General Tour

Climb aboard Fort Ticonderoga’s ground transportation to approach the tactical challenges faced by generals like Abercromby, Burgoyne, Amherst,... View Event »

Armchair General Tour

Climb aboard Fort Ticonderoga’s ground transportation to approach the tactical challenges faced by generals like Abercromby, Burgoyne, Amherst,... View Event »

Armchair General Tour

Climb aboard Fort Ticonderoga’s ground transportation to approach the tactical challenges faced by generals like Abercromby, Burgoyne, Amherst,... View Event »

Backyard Clippers on the Marsh: The Story of the Shiverick Shipyard

Eight clipper ships were built on the marshes of East Dennis back in the mid-1800′s. Join in the... View Event »

Barns and Bridges of the Mad River Valley

For many, the classic Vermont postcard holds images of barns on the hillside or bridges above rushing streams.... View Event »

Bicentennial Celebration of Fort Allen

Save the Date! Bicentennial Celebration of Fort Allen Hosted by Friends of the Eastern Promenade and the City... View Event »

Castleton Colonial Day House Tour

Saturday Aug. 16 – Castleton Colonial Day House Tour Castleton, Vermont. Visit period homes, galleries, and historic sites.... View Event »

Cedar Hill Sunset Tour

Join us for a tour through the cemetery’s historic memorial grounds highlighting some of Cedar Hill’s most notable... View Event »

Civil War Living History Weekend

Historic New England hosts a Civil War living history weekend at Roseland Cottage. Activities include artillery and engineering... View Event »

Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Guilford Trade Goods

Exhibit of reproduction trade goods given to the Menuncatuck tribe by the Guilford colonists. Part of the 375th... View Event »

Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum Railroad Day

Railroad Day offers tours of the museum grounds, including numerous old railroad cars and engines. Live entertainment is... View Event »

Day Trips With Kids

Spend some time exploring the seat of state government through tours of Connecticut’s Supreme Court, State Capitol, the... View Event »

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour

Discover Colonial Newport: Hear stories of remarkable entrepreneurship and religious diversity during Newport’s colonial period. $15 per person,... View Event »



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