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Maine’s First Ship

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August 2021

Early Shipwrights Along the Damariscotta: An Archaeological View

Thursday August 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bath Freight Shed, 27 Commercial Street, 27 Commercial Street
Bath, 04530
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A Maine’s First Ship Live Zoom Presentation Historical archaeologist Tim Dinsmore will present over thirty years of archaeological research he has directed on the 18th-century Barstow and Bryant Shipbuilding Complex located along the west bank of the upper Damariscotta River in Newcastle, Maine. Tim’s talk will focus on what has been learned from the excavation of the homestead sites of these two early shipwrights and how archaeological data can play an important role in detailing the daily lives of colonial…

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The Conservation of Fort St. George Artifacts

Thursday August 19, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bath Freight Shed, 27 Commercial Street, 27 Commercial Street
Bath, 04530
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A Maine’s First Ship Live Zoom Presentation This session explores the art and science of archaeological object conservation featuring 1607-08 Fort St. George objects. Fort St. George was the site of the Popham Colony, located at the mouth of the Kennebec River in what is now known as Phippsburg, Maine. Archeological explorations were done there from 1994 to 2013. Molly O’Guinness Carlson is a Fellow level member of the American Institute for the Advancement in Conservation and its associated Foundation…

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