Tuesday, May 26, 2015

"Coming Home" - New Exhibit Opens at History House

2015 marks the 150 anniversary of the end of the Civil War and History House is commemorating the event with an outstanding exhibition, "Coming Home".  Come and see how the war impacted Maine, learn about the role of photography in documenting the conflict and step into a parlor circa 1865 through artifacts on loan from the Civil War collection of author and PPHS vice-president, Lyn Sudlow.  In conjunction with this special exhibit, three exhibits will highlight the schools of Porter and Parsonsfield, the businesses of Kezar Falls and the hat shop of Florence Perkins.

 The exhibit opens on
 Saturday, 6 June 2015 from 1 - 4 pm.

Quilt raffle tickets will be available!

Saturday, May 9, 2015

The Schoolhouses of Porter

The History of Porter Schools
Presented by Dorothy Locke

The small town of Porter once had 13 school districts.
Most were one room school houses typical of the time. Dottie will show us pictures and
 tell us where they were located and will relate stories of what school was like in those days.
The Black School House in District #2

Saturday 16 May 2015

Meeting - 1 pm
Program on the schools at 1:30pm

At History House
92 Main Street
Kezar Falls Village
(Route 160)