Events

General Meetings – Coming  in 2021

June  9 (Wednesday) – Scott Hanson, from the National Register for district nomination

Press Release -“The Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society will hold a meeting on Wednesday evening, June 9, 2021 at 7:00 pm.  The meeting will be held on the second floor of Central Hall located at 152 East Main Street.

The speaker will be Scott Hanson, who will be speaking about the proposed National Historic District nomination for the center of town.  Mr. Hanson has had over 40 years of experience with historic preservation.  That evening he will have copies of his new book “Restoring your Historic House”, winner of the 2020 Excellence in Publicity award, for sale.  Questions about the new historic district will be encouraged.”

September 1 (Wednesday)- Brian Swartz, author of Maine at War, tells about our local Civil War hero, Calvin Douty

October 6 (Wednesday) – Bill Geller talks about Maine’s 1825 Fire that burned 832,000 acres in Piscataquis and surrounding counties

(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 2021
All demos are held at the Dunham Forge, located next to the Blacksmith Shop Museum, they are held from 10 am to 3 pm

June

July

August

New for 2021 in the Observer Building Museum 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.