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Woodlawn to offer a Summer Lecture Series

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ELLSWORTH, Maine – From history of local museums and figures to agriculture, Woodlawn Museum offers a Summer Lecture Series at 4 p.m. Thursday afternoons on July 14 and 28 plus Aug. 11 and 25.

Blue Hill writer and antiques dealer Brad Emerson will begin the series from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, July 14, with a discussion on various topics around Jonathan Fisher, including a general biography, the building of the house, and his painting A Morning View of Blue Hill Village 1824.

College of the Atlantic professor, Todd Little-Siebold, will discuss the changing agricultural economy of Downeast Maine from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, July 28, by looking at the ways in which producers shifted from small scale and local production of flax, cereals, hay and other products to more market-oriented and specialized farming in the century from 1820 to 1920.

Knox Mansion’s executive director, Ellen Dyer, will give a lecture about the General Henry Knox Museum from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11.

Local historian, Darlene Springer, will give an illustrated talk on various monuments that were erected in the area in remembrance of The Civil War from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25.

For more information, call 667-8671.

For More Information:

Contact Name: events@woodlawnmuseum.org

Telephone Number: (207)667-8671

Website: http://www.woodlawnmuseum.org

Email: events@woodlawnmuseum.org