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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 »

17th Century Encampment on the Grounds of Colonial Pemaquid

Outdoor interpretive weekend showcasing civilian and military aspects of 17th century life. Re-enactors demonstrate equipment, crafts, cooking, games,... View Event »

239th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence

Public reading and commentary by living history interpreters at 2:00 PM on the parade grounds of Fort William... View Event »

239th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence

Public reading and commentary by living history interpreters at 2:00 PM on the parade grounds of Fort William... View Event »

A Conversation with President Abraham Lincoln and General & Mrs. Robert E. Lee

President Abraham Lincoln, accompanied by his military aide, and General and Mrs. Robert E. Lee are coming to... View Event »

A weekend of Coaching

Authentic 19th century coaches drawn by matched and highly-trained teams of horses will return to Newport in the... View Event »

An Important Recent Archaeological Discovery in South Glastonbury

An Evening Presentation Sponsored by the Historical Society of Glastonbury The Historical Society of Glastonbury (HSG) brings you... View Event »

Artist of the Capitol: Constantino Brumidi—with Barbara Wolanin, Curator for the Architect of the U.S. Capitol

Dr. Barbara Wolanin, Curator of the Architect of the U.S. Capitol and author of Constantino Brumidi: Artist of... View Event »

August Evening Lanter Walk at Colonial Pemaquid

Step into the past as you tour a 17th century village, meet some of the inhabitants and be... View Event »

Bristol Slavery Trail Walking Tour

Linden Place Museum will host a walking tour of Linden Place Mansion and downtown Bristol, focused specifically on... View Event »

Cedar Hill Sunset Tour

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

Cedar Hill’s Exceptional Women

Women’s historian Grace Parks Mitchell leads this tour that highlights the extraordinary accomplishments of some of Cedar Hill’s... View Event »

Down Street Walk and Talk

A guided costumed tour led by local historian Duncan Oliver will relate the history of “Down Street” Yarmouth... View Event »

Evening Lecture: Forts Along the Kennebec

Lee Cranmer, Maine Historic Preservation Commission’s Emeritus Archaeologist, highlights a series of four forts that were built along... View Event »

Evening Lecture: Clues to the Lifestyle of Maine’s Native Americans Prior to the Arrival of Europeans

Lecture by Camden resident Kerry Hardy, landscape architect and forester and author of “Notes on a Lost Flute:... View Event »

Evening Lecture: Maine’s Early Tidal Mills

Historian and lecturer Bud Warren discusses how, next to fishing, the early Maine economy was based on timber... View Event »

Evening Lecture: The Early Fishing Industry of Monhegan and Damariscove, 1607-1725

Join historical archaeologist Dr. Neil DePaoli as he explores the early fishing operations on Monhegan and Damariscove islands.... View Event »

Fletcher’s Scouting Company at Colonial Pemaquid

Historical re-enactors set up camp on the grounds of Colonial Pemquid and interact with visitors as they demonstrate... View Event »

Geological Variations in Maine During the Past 10,000 Years

First evening lecture of the season by David Cook, who will describe and discuss the repeating ice cycles... View Event »

Governors of Connecticut

Join gubernatorial researcher Patrick Haggerty on a tour of state governors interred at Cedar Hill Cemetery. You will... View Event »

Hallowed History Lantern Tour

Join us for the only night Cedar Hill Cemetery is open to the public after dark. Led by... View Event »

Hartford Landmarks & Legacy Tour

From the Goodwins to Colts, Keneys and Popes, Cedar Hill Cemetery is the final resting place for many... View Event »

July Evening Lantern Walk

Step into the past as you tour a 17th century village, meet some of the inhabitants and be... View Event »

Marine Arifacts Exhibit

The Historical Society of Old Yarmouth will host an exhibit of private collection of marine artifacts through July... View Event »

Mark Twain’s Companions & Cohorts

While Samuel Clemens, a.k.a. Mark Twain, is laid to rest in Elmira, New York, many of his Hartford... View Event »

Mark Twain’s Minister

Steve Courtney, author of the award-winning Joseph Hopkins Twichell: The Life and Times of Mark Twain’s Closest Friend,... View Event »

Notable Physicians of Cedar Hill

Cedar Hill Cemetery Board member Len Oberg leads this tour highlighting prominent physicians buried at Cedar Hill. Hear... View Event »



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