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South Bristol Historical Society

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207-644-8443

sbhistorical@gmail.com

2124 Route 129,

South Bristol, ME 04568

2016 South Bristol Historical Society, South Bristol, Maine

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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 and the programs will begin at 7:00 pm. We hope you will join us for light refreshments prior to the program. 

16

MAY
South Bristol School 
Genealogies

6:30 PM

Union Parish House, South Bristol

A number of students from South Bristol School will present their family story. They have been working on posters which will be on display, and several students will make presentations. It should be lots of fun!

20

JUN
Rum Running

6:30 PM

Union Parish House, South Bristol

Kate McCarty, a food preservation specialist for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, will give a presentation on rum running and distilling in Maine. Rum running was common during Maine's many years of prohibition, and is a fascinating but largely forgotten part of coastal  history. 

05

JULY
Door in Dark Water

6:30 PM

Union Parish House, South Bristol

Paul Callahan will read from his book, "Door in Dark Water," a memoir of his time working as a commercial herring fisherman in South Bristol in the 1970's. Mr. Callahan presented a few years ago t the Rutherford Library to a standing room only crowd. Don't miss him this time! 

15

AUG
Lobstering

6:30 PM

Union Parish House, South Bristol

Vice President Wayne Eugley will speak about his experience growing up in South Bristol, making traps with his father. He will talk about the design of the traps, and how they work; and will take questions from the audience on the subject of lobstering in general.

13

SEPT

03

OCT
Trivia Night!

7:00 PM 

Coveside

Restaurant, South Bristol 

Join us for our second annual trivia night, and what we hope will be another night of great fun exploring how much we all know (and can recall!) about South Bristol history.Reservations necessary - Please call (207) 644-8282 to reserve a table. 

More Events Coming Up:
Photos of South Bristol

6:30 PM 

Union Parish House, South Bristol

South Bristol Historical Society Historian Dave Andrews will present photographic views of the town through many decades, including when South Bristol was still part of the town of Bristol. Both newcomers and long-time residents are likely to discover something they haven't seen before on this photo tour through time and our town.

2018

 
 
 
 
 
 
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