Meetings are held at the Belfast Free Library, Abbott Room Starting at 7PM All programs are FREE and open to the public
Belfast during World War I: Our Boys ”Over There”
Megan Pinette, Belfast historian, will present the days leading up to the United States entry into WWI, soldiers from Belfast fighting, and post-war remembrances.
Frank Field’s View from High Street: Frozen Tomatoes, Wandering Cows, and Belfast Mid-Century.
Kay Retzlaff, Prof of English, U of Maine presents a slice of mid-19th century life. Frank Field ran a boarding house on Primrose Hill, a large garden, and was Belfast's Pound Keeper.
History of the Belfast and Moosehead Lake Railroad – Celebrating 150 Years
Joey Kelley, railroad enthusiast and historian, will present a history of the BMLRR in conjunction with the publication of his book about the railroad. It was in February 1867, that the railroad charter was established.