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Thomas Jefferson Expert to Speak at Woodlawn

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ELLSWORTH, Maine — Mr. Peter Hatch, Director of Grounds and Gardens at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, will present a lecture,” The Fruits and Fruit Trees of Monticello, Thomas Jefferson and the Origins of American Horticulture”  at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at Woodlawn Museum. A 4 p.m. reception and book signing will precede Mr. Hatch’s talk, followed by a question and answer session. Mr. Hatch’s presentation is part of the Downeast Heirloom Apple Week, a week long celebration and exploration of Maine’s heritage apples.

The Downeast Heirloom Apple Week, Oct. 1 – 9 , will feature a series of activities aimed at educating people about Maine’s rich apple history including talks by national experts, school programs, a daylong apple festival on Oct. 8, and an apple pie contest during the Woodlawn Farmers’ Market on Oct. 9.

For more information, call 667-8671.

For More Information:

Contact Name: director@woodlawnmuseum.org

Telephone Number: (207)667-8671

Website: http://www.woodlawnmuseum.org

Email: events@woodlawnmuseum.org