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“Maine’s Black History”

A talk via Zoom on three centuries of Maine’s Black history by historian and journalist Bob Greene....


“The Place Justice Initiative: A Statewide Truth-seeking and Historical Recovery Initiative of the Permanent Commission”

 A talk via Zoom by Meadow Dibble and Erika Arthur of Maine’s Place Justice...

5/17/23 5/20/23

Finding Acadia’s Early Birds: A Special Maine Birding Excursion

Schoodic Institute’s Seth Benz will lead this special bird tour designed to enhance your enjoyment...


“Uncovering the Legacies of Castine’s African Americans”

A talk via Zoom on the hidden stories of Castine’s African American population from enslavement to...

5/22/23 5/25/23

2023 Spring Birds of Acadia, with Puffin Cruise

Register today for Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park's first Bird Tour of 2023! You'll...


“The Singular Life of Mary Tyler Jackson”

A talk via Zoom on two generations of Castine’s African American Jackson family by local author and...


Castine Historical Society 2023 Season Open House

Join us for a free reception and viewing of the new exhibits. Refreshments will be served.


“Castine: Occupation, Accommodation, Collaboration, and Treason in the War of 1812"

Hosted by the Castine History Partners, this talk focuses on the 1814 British occupation of Castine...


“Portland’s Abyssinian Meeting House and Its Ties to the Underground Railroad”

A talk on Portland’s African American meeting house and its surprising ties to Castine by Pamela...


The 14th Annual Deborah Pulliam Memorial Lecture, “Cargos of Despair: Northern New England and the Slave Trade”

Dr. Kate McMahon of the Smithsonian Institution will deliver a lecture on New England and the slave...


Castine Historical Society Annual Meeting and Program

Following a brief CHS business meeting CHS staff will give a show and tell on what’s new in the...

8/27/23 8/31/23

Maine’s Bold Coast: Schoodic to Head Harbor Passage

Maine’s Bold Coast: Schoodic to Head Harbor Passage, an exciting new bird tour with Schoodic...