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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 »

“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 »

18th-Century Horsemanship & Attack by Red Coats at Revolutionary War Encampment

18th-century horsemanship with sword and pistol will be demonstrated at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum Revolutionary War Encampment. See the... 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 »

238th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence at Colonial Pemaquid

Public reading and commentary by living history interpreters at 2:00 PM. Rain date is Saturday, July 5. View Event »

35th Annual Festival of Historic Houses – Providence

Two Days of Post-Industrial Heritage in Providence for the 35th Annual Festival of Historic Houses! Get an insiders... View Event »

49th Gaspee Days Parade

In June of 1772 brave colonists from Rhode Island burned the British revenue schooner, HMS Gaspee, in what... View Event »

A Plenty of Fish and Lobsters Very Great – Cookery in Early Pemaquid. Evening Lecture at Colonial Pemaquid

Cultural historian Nathan Randall investigates early settlers’ diets. Did they adapt their English tastes to the Maine environment... View Event »

A Pound of Cure: Health Care in the 19th Century

Old Sturbridge Village will portray common 19th-century medical practices for its new event called A Pound of Cure:... View Event »

A Search for Sectional Identity in 17th Century Maine. – Evening Lecture at Colonial Pemaquid

John O’Toole reveals how English political turmoil impactged long term plans for the District of Maine and spawned... 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 »

Antique Car Rally

When visitors first came to Old Sturbridge Village back in the 1940s, they toured the museum in their... View Event »

Antique Carriage Rally

The Antique Carriage Rally is the second part of the historic transportation weekend at Old Sturbridge Village, featuring... View Event »

Antique Carriage Rally

The Antique Carriage Rally is the second part of the historic transportation weekend at Old Sturbridge Village, featuring... 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 »

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 »



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