Historical Society



3 weeks ago

Your shopping matters. Shop for Father's Day at http://smile.amazon.com/ch/01-0339467 and Amazon donates to Canton Historical Society.

4 weeks ago

June 13th 6:30 Regular Meeting will be held at the Bradbury Chapel.

1 month ago

Original post by Michelle Stevens. Thanks for posting this information! This info and more can be found on the Canton Bicentennial website history section. Please feel free to visit the ... See more

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

Nice turnout for the Dixfield Historical Society field trip and tour. Had a great time and learned a lot... plus we met some really nice people. Thank you Donna and Maureen et al for the ... See more

1 month ago

Newspaper article from 1989. Posted originally by Robyn Mcclintock 🙂

1 month ago

It is a Win- Win!

1 month ago
Today River Valley

Oxford County Historical Societies are featured in the May edition of Today River Valley, including Canton Historical Society! You can watch on TV or you can click on this link. ... See more

Today River Valley can be seen on WPME-TV, every Sunday morning at 10 am and on WPXT-TV Saturday mornings at 6:30 am, and Sunday mornings at 10:30 am

1 month ago

Last Friday, two Society members visited with a very special man, one whose dedication and pride for the Town of Canton shines. During the visit, he presented to the Historical Society a check that ... See more

1 month ago

A fun event open to the community being held in our facility. Tickets purchased in advance at the Canton Town Office. See below for all the details.

Someone Special Dance - hosted by the Canton Busy Workers 4-H Club, this event is open to all families in the area. There will be music, dancing, games and refreshments. It also will provide an ... See more

2 months 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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