2020 PROGRAMS

MOOSEHEAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUMS 
e-mail: mooseheadhistory@myfairpoint.net or call: 207-695-2909

2020 VISION!
MOOSEHEAD: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE
CELEBRATING MAINE’S BICENTENNIAL
In All Our Programs Throughout the Year!

Museum Hours Open
EVELETH-CRAFTS-SHERIDAN HISTORICAL HOUSE & MUSEUMS
Tours June 25th – October  Thurs.- Sat. 11 am – 4 pm

THE CARRIAGE HOUSE: Year-Round Tues. – Fri. 9 am – 4 pm
LUMBERMEN’S MUSEUM open year-round
MOOSEHEAD’S OUTDOOR HERITAGE EXHIBIT
444 Pritham Ave., Greenville Junction
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THE CENTER FOR MOOSEHEAD HISTORY & THE AVIATION MUSEUM
Thurs. – Sat. 11 am – 4 pm  June 25th – October
6 Lakeview St., Greenville Village

FEBRUARY 2020
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1:30 pm
Boston Post Cane honor to Raymond “Mike” Shaffer, Greenville’s Eldest Citizen

MARCH
Saturday, March 14, 5-7 pm
MOOSEHEAD BICENTENNIAL BEAN SUPPER
American Legion Post 94, Greenville

JUNE
Thursday, June 25, 6 pm
1950s MOCKTAILS & TALES

Annual MHS Member Meeting, Eveleth-Crafts-Sheridan Historical House
Party Down with Elvis, Stories Remembered from Around the Lake

1950s MOOSEHEAD-STYLE!
Opening of ECS 2020 Main Exhibit
Members, Trustees, Invited Guests first peek!

Moosehead’s Outdoor Heritage &
Lumbermen’s Museums
Opened for the season at ECS

The Eveleth-Crafts-Sheridan Historical Museum
The Center for Moosehead History
Moosehead Aviation Museum
B-52 Crash on Elephant Mountain Exhibition
Moosehead’s Native American Families Retrospective
Opened for the season

JULY
4th of July Parade
MOOSEHEAD: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE
Greenville Village

Saturday, July 11
MOOSEHEAD LAKE YACHT CLUB BOAT SHOW
MHS presents with Roger Moody “Logging Towboats & Boom Jumpers”
Special mention of Moosehead steamboat The Virginia
East Cove, Greenville

Wednesday, July 15, 6:30 pm
FINAL MISSION: THE NORTH WOODS
Story of the B-52 Tragedy on Elephant Mountain
Talk & book signing with author Joseph Wax
program in partnership with Shaw Public Library

Wednesday – Monday, July 22 -27
THOREAU WABANAKI TRAIL FESTIVAL
at The Center for Moosehead History
and on Sugar Island, Penobscot River

Wednesday, July 24, 6:30 pm, The Center for Moosehead History
ALL ABOUT MOOSE with Lee Kantar, Maine Moose Expert,
Recipient of National Award for Groundbreaking Moose Study

Thursday, July 25, 6:30 pm, The Center for Moosehead History
PENOBSCOT SENSE OF PLACE with James E. Francis, Penobscot Tribal Historian,
Director of the Penobscot Nation’s Cultural & Historic Preservation Department

Friday, July 26, 6:30 pm, The Center for Moosehead History
ISLANDS OF MOOSEHEAD LAKE with Eric Ward,
Outdoor Expert, Greenville native

Friday, July 26, 10 pm – Midnight, Lily Bay State Park
DARK SKY, BRIGHT STARS with Colin Caissie,
Co-founder Dark Sky Maine; Central Maine Astronomical Society
Star Party on Moosehead Lake

Saturday – Monday, July 27-29, Penobscot Nation’s Sugar Island
LAST LEG OF THOREAU’S CANOE TRIP MADE WITH GUIDE JOE POLIS
Canoe/Camp/Cultural Activities with Penobscot Nation Guides, on the Penobscot River
by special arrangement, call 207-695-2909 or email MHS for details/to register

AUGUST
Thursday – Sunday, August 6-9
FOREST HERITAGE DAYS

MOOSEHEAD LUMBERMEN’S MUSEUM, opened Tues-Sat
444 Pritham Ave., 11 am – 4 pm

Thursday, Aug. 6, 6:30 pm
THE ALLAGASH: LORE, LEGENDS & CHARACTERS with Tim Caverly
long-time Allagash Wilderness Waterway Maine Forest Ranger, retired
Entertaining Evening of Stories & Slides about the 92 mile river
The Center for Moosehead History

Friday, Aug. 7
RIPOGENUS DAM & CHESUNCOOK BOOM HOUSE Bus Tour, 7:30 am – 2:30 pm
guided by Maine Foresters
Tour & Lunch Provided, $35/person
preregistration required, call Moosehead Visitors Center 207-695-2702

GUIDED WALK THROUGH THE WOODS, 11 am
An easy, interactive walk in the woods with professional natural resource guides
to learn about the forest and how it grows
Moosehead Visitors Center/Natural Resource Education Center trail
480 Moosehead Lake Road

COLBY WOODSMEN TEAM DEMONSTRATION, 3 pm
Old time logging techniques
130 Pritham Ave., Greenville school grounds

SUNSET CRUISE ABOARD THE KATAHDIN, 6 pm
LAST LOG DRIVE program with Rocky Rockwell, retired Maine Forester
Moosehead Marine Museum, Greenville

Saturday, Aug. 8
THE GAME OF LOGGING, 10 am – 3 pm
Forest & Timberland Exhibition
Maine Warden Service, Fish & Wildlife
Maine Forest Service
Moosehead Artisan Craft Fair
Kids Programs
130 Pritham Ave., Greenville school grounds

WOODSMEN’s BEAN HOLE BEAN SUPPER, 5:30 – 7 pm
Masonic Temple Hall, Pritham Ave. $10/person

MUSIC ON THE TOWN GREEN, 7:30 – 9 pm
East Cove Gazebo, Greenville

Sunday, Aug. 9
WOODSMEN’S HEARTY BREAKFAST, 7 – 10 am
American Legion Post 94 Hall, $9/person
218 Pritham Ave., Greenville

Saturday, Aug. 15, 10 am-3 pm
THE INDEPENDENT SPIRIT OF MOOSEHEAD LAKE WOMEN
MHS Exhibit at the Annual Depot Train Station Celebration
Greenville Junction

Saturday, Aug. 22, 3:30 pm
OLDIES BUT GOODIES
BICENTENNIAL MAINE RECIPES & COOKING
with Jolene Staruch, Moosehead Cooking Expert
Eveleth-Crafts-Sheridan Historical House
444 Pritham Ave., Greenville

Saturday, Aug. 29, 6:30 pm
A SMALL WOMAN IN A LARGE WILDERNESS:
A TALE OF THREE FAMILY ESTATES
with Bruce Marsh
, Professor Emeritus Johns Hopkins University,
Moosehead Lake Region Historian
Explore how three families sustained living on estates in the deep woods
of northern Michigan for generations, how it all eventually goes to rack and ruin, and a thread of similarity that may be drawn to the Moosehead legacy.
at The Center for Moosehead History

SEPTEMBER
Thursday – Sunday, September 10-13
INTERNATIONAL SEAPLANE FLY-IN
The Moosehead Aviation Museum & B-52 Crash Exhibit
Opened Thursday – Saturday, 11 am – 4 pm
at The Center for Moosehead History

NOVEMBER
Saturday, Nov. 28, 11 am-3 pm
DECK THE HALLS TOWN CHRISTMAS FAIR
Open House, The Center for Moosehead History

DECEMBER
Saturday, Dec. 12, 1 pm
VICTORIAN TEA with Jolene Staruch
The Eveleth-Crafts-Sheridan Historical House


.    THE MOOSEHEAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUMS    .
Our Mission: To devote our resources to the discovery, identification, collection, preservation and interpretation of materials that document the history of the Moosehead Lake Region watershed and its people, past and present.  We seek to collect and record items of significance and to acquire and hold by purchase, gift, devise, bequest, grant or otherwise, real and personal property necessary
or advantageous for the realization of the foregoing purposes.

The Moosehead Historical Society
is a registered 501C3 non-profit organization, No. 23 7138146.
Call: 207-695-2909 or Email: mooseheadhistory@myfairpoint.net