Historical Society

 

 

1 day ago
PORTRAITS OF MAINE HISTORY: Franklin Richardson, violin maker

We are fortunate to have items in our collection from Franklin and his daughter Mary. Soon these items will be on display when we have our Grand Opening this summer!

By Dale Potter-Clark Franklin Richardson was born in Mercer in 1825 where he learned to play the fife at a young age from his father. At 14, Richardson heard the violin played for the first time and ... See more

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4 days ago

Regular Meeting Wednesday night (18th) @ 6:30 in our building.

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1 week ago

What a great presentation last night at our building by Christopher Closs of Maine Preservation. Thank you to all who came out. It was interesting and engaging. Ideas were being formulated!

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1 week ago
WMTW-TV

One of the reasons we love our town... so pretty.

Good morning from Canton!
Watch Maine's Total Coverage: WMTW.com/nowcast

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1 week ago

Don't forget tonight's presentation starts at 6:30. Doors open at 6:15. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public. 25 Turner St., Canton.

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1 week ago
Photos from Canton Maine Historical Society's post

Happening now in our building. Our archive and collection room is being built! Won't be long now...

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1 week ago
Images of Oxford County

Main Street, circa 1915

Main Street, Canton, circa 1915.

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2 weeks ago
Canton Historical Society program to focus on protecting character - Lewiston Sun Journal

Just a reminder about this event we are hosting on Wednesday the 11th. See you then!

www.sunjournal.com/canton-historical-society-program-to-focus-on-protecting-character/

CANTON — The Canton Historical Society will host an evening presentation on Wednesday, April 11, featuring Christopher W. Closs, field service advisor for Maine Preservation, to be held at the ... See more

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3 weeks ago

It is with great excitement we can announce the receipt of a $20,000 grant from the Davis Family Foundation for a project to paint the exterior of our new home, the former Grange PoH No. 110 / ... See more

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1 month ago
Robyn

This was originally posted on another page and wanted to share it here too. A lot of great and fun comments... check it out!

Who remembers this Canton business?

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