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May 2020

Date May 28, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday, May 28: Zoom with NYHS!

Thursday, May 28, 2020. REGISTER for this event—see below ** 6:30: NYHS Annual Business Meeting 6:40: Program—Voting Down the Rose: Florence Brooks Whitehouse and Maine’s Fight for Woman Suffrage, with author Anne Gass Join us as NYHS makes history: this will be our first remote Annual Meeting! After our short annual meeting, settle in to hear author Anne Gass’s presentation about her great-grandmother and Maine suffragette Florence Brooks Whitehouse. Anne charts Florence’s journey from a career as a novelist, painter,…

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January 2021

Date January 21, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Tackle Your Photos Today: 3 Simple Strategies

Join in on a great presentation by Maureen Taylor, “The Photo Detective!” A free webinar  for anyone with a box, bin, or closet full of pictures.  This pandemic time is a great opportunity to tackle your photos. But it still seems overwhelming, right? Wading through photos can be such an big task that it seems easier to just put it off—or, worse, leave the task to the next generation. Big problem: the next generation doesn’t always know what to do…

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February 2021

Date February 25, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Talkin’ Heads Talkin’ North Yarmouth!

An online NYHS roundtable—Qs & As!. Click on Event Details button for more info and to register.

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March 2021

Date March 11, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Land Title Research in Maine, Session #1

Learn online deed searching techniques to research the history of your property.

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Date March 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Land Title Research in Maine, Session #2

Part 2: Learn online deed searching techniques to research the history of your property.

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April 2021

Date April 28, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Wabanakis in Maine: Our Indigenous Past and Present

We live on the homelands of the Wabanakis—the People of the Dawn. Learn more about this important past and present history with Prof. Joe Hall of Bates College.

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September 2021

Date September 20, 2021 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Free

Groundbreaking for North Yarmouth Historical’s Old Town House at its NEW Home!

Come witness the start of a new chapter in the life of North Yarmouth’s beloved Town House! We couldn’t be more excited. In collaboration with the Town of North Yarmouth and the entire community, Old Town House will be moving to its new site on the Village Green—and it all starts on Monday, September 20, bright and early. We’ll be gathering to cheer on a team of groundbreakers as they ceremonially dig the first shovels-ful of earth in advance of…

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March 2022

Date March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Annual Meeting and Program: Objects Speak!

Before Old Town House was moved, many items were carefully put into storage, to be dusted off and brought back once the building is completed. These items have stories to tell—and you’ll hear a few this evening. A short Annual Meeting will be held at 6:30. Presentation at 7:00 PM. This is a Zoom online event. Click here to register.  

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April 2022

Date April 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Abolition and the Underground Railroad in Maine: Memory, Myth, History

Presentation about myths and facts about the Abolition movement and Underground Railroad in Maine.

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May 2022

Date May 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Growing Up in North Yarmouth

Hear a story, tell a story … Please join us for Growing Up in North Yarmouth Sunday, May 15, 2022, 3 PM North Yarmouth Community Center 120 Memorial Hwy, North Yarmouth mid-afternoon drinks and snacks Questions? nyhs1680@gmail.com  

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