22 River Road, Newcastle, ME 04553


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1/15: A Tale of a Sea Captain’s Life

Carolyn Hardman will give an illustrated talk about Joseph Hopkins, a Newcastle/Nobleboro merchant ship captain on Tuesday, January 15, from 3:00-4:00pm. The height of Maine’s wooden ship era took place in the mid 1800’s, when the US led the world in ocean trade and shipbuilding. Much of that shipbuilding and commerce was centered in Midcoast Maine. A collection of Captain Hopkins’ journals are on display at the Nobleboro Historical Society.The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org. Visit our website, www.lincoln-home.org  and follow us on Facebook for photos and events of daily life at The Lincoln Home. 

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12/17: The Life of Winslow Homer

We welcome the public to join historian, Jerry Wiles, Monday, December 17, from 2:00-3:00pm. You will not want to miss this presentation on Winslow Homer, an American landscape painter and printmaker, best known for his marine subjects.  He is considered one of the foremost painters in 19thcentury America and a prominent figure in American art.  Largely self-taught, Homer began his career working as a commercial illustrator.  
 
The event is free. The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org.  Keep informed on our weekly events at www.lincoln-home.org or follow us on FaceBook.
 

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12/10: Explore the Maine Woods and Coast with the Szelogs

We welcome the public to join us, Monday, December 10, from 3:00-4:00pmTom and Lee Szelog’s unique and inspiring talk will take you on an extraordinary journey on the wild side.  Through this multi-media presentation, you will explore the Maine woods and coast, from a typical backyard, to Maine’s great north woods through the Szelog’s stories and photographs.  Tom and Lee are 
passionate advocates for wildlife conservation, dedicated to educating and inspiring people about the important role our natural world plays in our life. 

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12/3: Celebrate the Holiday Season with Jud Caswell

We welcome the public to join us in a musical celebration of the holiday season, Monday, December 3, from 2:00-3:00pm. Heralded by Sing Out! Magazine as “one of the leading singer-songwriters on the current scene,” Jud Caswell has won eight nationally recognized songwriting contests including: The Dave Carter Memorial, Boston Folk Music and Kerrville New Folk.  A multi-instrumentalist from an early age, he wandered through jazz bands, orchestras and medieval ensembles before finding his home on the acoustic guitar.
 
The event is free. The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org.  Keep informed on our weekly events at www.lincoln-home.org or follow us on FaceBook.

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11/26: Up in Smoke: Historical Archeological Perspective

Tim Dinsmore, local archaeologist, will talk about the early settlers along the Damariscotta River and their demise during King Philips War.
We welcome the public to join us Monday, November 26, from 3:00-4:00pm
 
The event is free. The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org.  Keep informed on our weekly events at www.lincoln-home.org or follow us on FaceBook.
 

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11/12: Sharing the Voyage: The Wife of a Ship Captain

Louise Miller, Education Director of Lincoln County Historical Association, has spent decades sharing the roles of Women in 
Colonial history.  This program tells about Sallie Goodwin’s ocean travels from 1860-1880 with her husband, Capt. Samuel Goodwin, based on her letters and diary.  We welcome the public to join us Monday, November 12, from 3:00-4:00pm
 
The event is free. The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org.  Keep informed on our weekly events at www.lincoln-home.org or follow us on FaceBook.
 

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11/5: Around New England in 32 Years and 3200 Miles

Join Freeport, Maine’s Michael Perry, for a 32 year piece by piece circumnavigation of New England by kayak.  Michael and his three LL Bean friends picked away at their lifelong dream of paddling their kayaks all the way around our beautiful region.  Each year they took a week vacation and kept extending the line.  This meant paddling the entire New England coastline, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, The Gaspe Peninsula of Quebec, the St Lawrence River, Lake Champlain and finally the historic Hudson to their end point in October 2017 at the Statue of Liberty.  Come and share in this unique adventure on Monday, November 5, from 3:00 to 4:00pm. 

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10/29: Growing up on a Maine Farm

Hank Lunn will share his personal story and photos of growing up on a Maine farm in the county, centering on the work the family had to do each season to keep the farm going.  We welcome the public to join us on Monday, October 29, from 2:00 to 3:00pm. 
 
The event is free. The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org.  Keep informed on our weekly events at www.lincoln-home.org or follow us on FaceBook.

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10/22: Fall Flower Arranging with Shelley

Shelley’s Flowers and Gifts will join us on Monday, October 22, from 3:00 to 4:00pmShelley, whose floral business is in Waldoboro, will demonstrate ways to arrange the spectacular colors of fall through her flower arranging.  We welcome the public to come, enjoy and maybe be one of the lucky few to take home an arrangement.
 
The event is free. The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org.  Keep informed on our weekly events at www.lincoln-home.org or follow us on FaceBook.

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