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SBHS Program
SBHS Events

All meetings are held at the Union Parish House unless otherwise stated. Please click on markers for directions. Doors open at 6:30 pm for evening events and the programs begin at 7:00 pm. We hope you will join us for light refreshments prior to the program. 

Hotels of So. Bristol

7:00 PM

May 18, 7pm. —Hotels and Boarding Houses of South Bristol. This is a presentation by the students of South Bristol Elementary who have been under the direction of teacher and SBHS Trustee Jason Bigonia, as well as Trustee Dave Andrews. A display of hotel artifacts will be included. Location: South Bristol Elementary School.

Cemetery Walk -
Old Walpole Meetinghouse

10:00 AM

June 11, 10 - 12 noon—Cemetery walk at Old Walpole Meeting House. Located one half mile south of the split of Rte 129 and Rte 130. The cemetery is across from the Walpole Meeting House, a short distance down an unpaved road, bounded by stonewalls on the left.

Annual Meeting and Speaker: Jody Holmes Bachelder

6:30 PM

July 13, 6:30pm —Historical Society Annual General Meeting, followed by a presentation by author Jody Holmes Bachelder who grew up on the Pemaquid peninsula. Jody will speak about her book, "Here First: Samoset and the Wawenock of Pemaquid, Maine". At Union Church Parish Hall.

Postcards From Gus

7:00 PM

Union Church Parish Hall, South Bristol

August 17, 7pm — “Postcards from Gus” with Cathy Phillips Jewitt & John Meader. At Union Church Parish Hall. This program looks at how brothers Luther and Augustus (Gus) Phillips created important historical Maine imagery for future generations. “Postcards from Gus: A modern travelogue through Maine’s past” with multiple episodes so far, can be seen online at www.sandboxatlas.org.

Historian Jayne Gordon

7:00 PM

September 14, 7pm—Historian Jayne Gordon will return this year to speak again about South Bristol history. Specific topic to be announced. At Union Church Parish Hall.

Pre-1700 South Bristol

7:00 PM

October 12, 7pm—David Andrews will speak on pre-1700 South Bristol history. At Union Church Parish Hall.

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