The Belfast Historical Society has published its monthly meeting and program schedule for 2014! Programs are held at the Belfast Free Library, Abbott Room beginning at 7 PM. All programs are free and open to the public.
2014 Belfast Historical Society Program Schedule
Wednesday April 30: The Good Works of the Ladies of Belfast during the Civil War
Stitched in summer, knitted in winter…pants, shirts, mittens and more. Megan Pinette, Belfast Historical Society
Monday May 19: That Looks Familiar, Where is It?
Challenge yourself to identify from photographs as many mystery places and Belfast landmarks as you can.
Monday June 23: The Belfast and Moosehead Lake Railroad: It’s Past, Present and Future
Visit www.belfastandmooseheadlakerail.com Brooks Preservation Society
Monday July 28: Rum Running on Penobscot Bay
Fast boats and quiet coves…both in abundance on Penobscot Bay. Charlene Knox Farris, Searsport historian
Monday August 25: Belfast Centennial Celebration in 1953, movie
Three days of festivities were captured on film during August of 1953 as Belfast celebrated 100 years as a City. This program, using the original footage, was produced in 1990.
Monday September 22: Fish, Farms and Forests
The natural resources of Waldo County fueled the Belfast economy. Megan Pinette, Belfast Historical Society
Monday October 27: Photographs from the Penobscot Marine Museum
The collection continues to grow, come see what is new this year. Kevin Johnson, photo-archivist