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A Tale of Two Cities, Castine & Ellsworth: 1765 to 1855

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CASTINE РMark Honey will share his research on the historical connection between Castine and Ellsworth at the Wilson Museum at 3pm , on Thursday, August 19th. The two communities of Castine and Ellsworth were bound through economic, familial and political ties in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Honey will explore the competing interests of lumbering, maritime commerce, and fishing which led to Castine’s loss of her crown as County Seat in 1838. Mark Honey is a local historian extraordinaire who has family ties in the Castine area but, like the County Seat, resides in Ellsworth.

The Wilson Museum is located at 120 Perkins Street in Castine. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact 326-9247 or info@wilsonmuseum.org.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Wilson Museum

Telephone Number: (207)326-9247

Website: http://www.wilsonmuseum.org

Email: info@wilsonmuseum.org