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Maine Historical Society Book Group

Maine Historical Society
Date: Wednesday Oct 05, 2016 - Wednesday Mar 01, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Join the Maine Historical Society Book Group for five fun evenings of camaraderie and great book discussion. Led by MHS Research Librarian Tiffany Link, the group will read five books, each related to MHS’s Designing Acadia and World War I exhibitions, then gather for discussion. Light refreshments will be served. The group will meet in the MHS Brown Library, 6-8pm on the first Wednesday of each month through March. (There will be no December meeting.)

October 5: A Land Of Discord Always-Acadia From Its Beginnings to the Expulsion of Its People, 1604-1755 by Charles Mahaffie (Camden, ME: Down East Books, 1995). Please Read Chapters : 1- 4- 7- 11- 16- 21- 24- 29- 32 and 33 (or the whole book if you like). Also choose a chapter from Longfellow’s Evangeline to discuss and compare.
November 2: Ghost of Acadia by Marcus LiBrizzi (Rockport, ME: Down East Books, 2011)
January 4: Becoming Teddy Roosevelt by Andrew Vietze (Rockport, ME: Down East Books, 2010)
February 1: Love on the Rocks-Stories of Rusticators and Romance on MDI (Yarmouth, ME: Islandport Press, 2008)
March 1: Bar Harbor in the Roaring Twenties: From Village Life to the High Life on M.D.I. by Luann Yetter (The History Press, 2015)

$20 MHS Members; $30 general admission for all book sessions. Limited to 25 people. A 20% discount on the books read for this group will be offered in the MHS Museum Store.

Location: Brown Library
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street
Portland, Maine
Contact Name: Tiffany Link
Contact Phone #: 207-774-1822 x 230
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Event Sponsor(s): Maine Historical Society 

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