General Meetings – Coming  in 2020

May 6 (Wednesday) – Carlson Williams talks about an 1815 map used by Joseph Treat during his Northern Maine Wilderness expedition in 1820

Note: this event – May 6 – is cancelled due to Coronavirus 

June 3 (Wednesday) – Author Brian Swartz, author of Maine at War, tells about our local Civil War hero, Calvin Douty

Note: this event has been postponed until Sep 1, 2021

August 22 (Saturday) Maine Bicentennial History Expo – 10 – 4

Note: the Expo has been postponed to 2021 due to virus concerns

September 2 (Wednesday)- Bill Geller talks about Maine’s 1825 Fire – that burned 832,000 acres in Piscataquis and surrounding counties

October 7 (Wednesday) – Wayne Bennett tells about the life of John Francis Sprague

(Meetings are held at the Commons,  starting at 7:00pm)

Note: the Commons is located in Central Hall, 152 East Main Street

Blacksmith Shop Demonstrations – Coming again in 2020
All demos are held at the Dunham Forge, located next to the Blacksmith Shop Museum, they are held from 10 am to 3 pm



August 3

The Observer Building Museum will be opening for 2020 on Saturday, June 27 during Whoopie Pie Day!  We will be open every Thursday (from 11 – 2 until Labor Day.  We will also be open for Homecoming on August 1 from 11 – 2 for Foxcroft Academy Alumni to visit.

Note: the Observer Building Museum opening has been postponed.  Check here for further info.

New this year is a display entitled “Our Towns’ Talents” featuring items made by our local residents over the years.  Also a display by Dennis Allen – “What’s at the Bottom of the River?”  This display changes weekly as new treasures are found.