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Some events are free and open to the public, while others have an admission charge.
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Weekly – midday hours

OPEN for the season
Wednesday thru Saturday 10 am - 2 pm, and Sunday 1 pm - 4 pm
  — at the Museum

This year, we'll open five days a week. Check out our new displays, including the Art Gallery, "Pepperrell Cove" and more!

We follow Maine CDC guidelines.

First visit, then join us as a member of the Society. And then...

Apply to volunteer at the Museum. What we do is easy, it keeps history alive, and we have fascinating stories to tell.

Admission is free for members.

 


Thursday, October 21, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

"A Brief History of Kittery"
presented by Kim Sanborn
thru Kittery Adult Education
  — at Traip Academy
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Get ready for the 375th anniversary of Kittery's incorporation in 1647. Yes, we are the oldest town in Maine!

This presentation is an overview of the town's entire history!

It's based on the best-selling timeline, which was published last year to celebrate the bicentennial of Maine statehood.

Everyone attending will receive a copy of our 16-page booklet about the eras of Kittery history and how Maine became a state.

See www.kittery.maineadulted.org for more information. Course fee applies. Call 207-439-5896 to register.

 

 


Thursday, November 4, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

"Stories from Kittery's Cemeteries"
presented by Kim Sanborn
thru Kittery Adult Education
  — at Traip Academy

Kittery has over 130 cemeteries within the town. Many hold secrets and stories that can be shared. In this presentation, we will touch on several of the memorable ones.

The headstones give us hints of the past and of the lives that are buried beneath them.

Kim is the Director of the Kittery Historical & Naval Museum.

See www.kittery.maineadulted.org for more information. Course fee applies. Call 207-439-5896 to register.

 

 



Tuesday, March 8, 2022, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Annual Meeting of the Kittery Historical and Naval Society
(members only)
with presentation and refreshments
  — location TBD

Save the date!



We are about Kittery history

We seek to create greater awareness of the history of Kittery, its role in American history, and our cultural and maritime heritage. We welcome suggestions for events and exhibits consistent with our mission.
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