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Belfast Historical Society Program at the Belfast Free Library

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Helen B. Shute, Newspaper Woman, Photographer, and Civic Leader” is the topic for the Belfast Historical Society meeting at 7:00 pm, Monday July 22, in the Abbott Room at the Belfast Free Library. Megan Pinette, historical society president, will present the writing and photograph collections of Helen Shute now in the Belfast Museum archives. Helen’s newspaper career spanned 65 years, writing for a total of 16 newspapers from the early 1900s to the 1960s. Her news articles and extensive photograph collection illuminate Belfast history in the 20th century.

The Belfast Historical Society presents talks of local historical interest on the 4th Monday of the month from April through October. All presentations are in the Abbott Room at the Belfast Free Library and are open to the public. Seating is limited to 75. FMI visit BelfastMuseum.org or call 207 338-9229. These programs will be recorded and can be viewed on Belfast Community Television and on the museum website.

HBS photograph collection: The last sailing ship built in Belfast, the Blanche C. Pendleton, launched on May 20, 1920.

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Date:
July 22
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://belfastlibrary.org/event/belfast-historical-society-program-16/

Venue

Belfast Free Library
106 High Street
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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Phone
2073383884
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