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When

Oct 12, 2017
12:00pm

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  • 11/9/17 12pm
  • Venue info

    Portland Masonic Temple

    Portland Masonic Temple, 415 Congress St., Portland, ME 04101

    Price

    Free

    Contact

    619-3072

    Maine Masonic Civil War Library and Museum: Fall lecture series

    Boxed Lunch* Lecture Series
    Fall 2017
    Second Thursdays 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    Portland Masonic Temple, 415 Congress St.

    September 14th Herb Adams “HMS Boxer and the USS Enterprise ” On September 5, 1813, the HMS Boxer and the USS Enterprise engaged in a naval battle off the coast of Monhegan during the War of 1812.
    October 12th Jim Dufresne “They met at Appomattox” This lecture will cover the Confederate surrender at Appomattox and the Masons who were there.
    November 9th Matthew Jude Barker “The Blue and the Green” will focus on Irish Mainers in the Civil War and is the focus of the author’s new book.
    This series will be held in the Scottish Rite Reading Room at the historic Masonic Temple
    The Portland Masonic Temple is located at 415 Congress Street, Portland, Maine
    The Scottish Rite Reading Room is dedicated to the many Scottish Rite Masons throughout Maine history, including names you might recognize around Portland – like Drummond, Preble, Allen, and Deering. 

    This lecture series is presented in partnership with
    Friends of Evergreen & Maine Irish Heritage Center

    *Bring your own lunch. Light refreshments provided.
    Donations accepted and appreciated!