Presentation in the Importance of Candles

Presentation in the Importance of Candles

Attendees get to make and keep a candle
Girl Scout Troop 1137

Girl Scout Troop 1137

At the Estey House
Guided Walking Tour of Historic Fairmount Cemetery

Guided Walking Tour of Historic Fairmount Cemetery

Aroostook War Presentation

Aroostook War Presentation

Summer History Camp

Summer History Camp

Potato picking demonstration
Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown

Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown

Champagne Tour of the 1875 Vera Estey House Museum

Champagne Tour of the 1875 Vera Estey House Museum

Molly The Trolley

Molly The Trolley

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Presque Isle Historical Society has a Victorian Valentine for you!

Join us on Thursday, February 14 for the 2nd Annual Victorian Valentine event at the 1875 Vera Estey House Museum at 16 Third Street.  Enjoy a glass of champagne or sparkling cider, hear about Vera's lost love and the rumored affair of Queen Victoria and her Scottish groomsman; learn about Victorian courting customs, how Victorians could have a conversation without speaking a word and using only flowers, and of the history of Valentine's Day; see what is meant by a "vinegar" Valentine; and find out what popular Valentine candy originated in the Victorian era.  Ladies receive a carnation and attendees will also receive a reproduction Victorian Valentine.  Tours at 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.  Space is limited and reservations are REQUIRED by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling (207) 762-1151.  Tickets $10.00 per person.  

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