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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Maine200 logoPresque Isle Historical Society is striving to meet the State of Maine guidelines for opening by encouraging social distancing, frequent hand cleansing, wearing face coverings, and limiting numbers allowed inside our venues so as to protect you, our volunteers and our historic collections.  The Maysville Museum will be open for the season through October 27.  All trolley tours have been cancelled for the season at this time.  

UPCOMING EVENTS!!

Heritage Day at the Museum - Monday, October 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - FREE to the public - Event being held outside at Maysville Museum, 165 Caribou Road

     Hands-on demonstrations of old time pioneer skills

     10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.:  Blacksmithing, Civil War Re-enactment, Quilting, Spinning

     10:00 to 11:00 a.m.:  Quill Pen Making/Writing

     11:00 a.m. to 1:00p.m.:  Wednesday Evening Fiddlers (dependent on being able to cross the border)

     11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.:  Handkerchief Doll Making

     12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.:  19th Century Children's Games

     12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.:  Butter Making

     1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.:  Candle Dipping

     3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.:  Beeswax Candle Making

Haunted Lantern Tours (Walking Tours ONLY this year due to COVID-19), Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17, Tours at 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., $5 per person

     Tours start and end at the Historic Fire Station, 11 Church Street

Roosevelt Day at the Museum - FREE - Tuesday, October 27 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Maysville Museum, 165 Caribou Road

     Celebrating President Theodore Roosevelt's birthday by showcasing the Roosevelt artifacts from the Society's collections

Victorian Christmas at the Estey

     Start the event by attending "Victorian Christmas at the Mall", $10 per person, featuring a presentation on Christmas Traditions from the Victorian era, a speical reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" and other special treats - starts at 1:00 p.m.

     End the evening with a magical tour of the 1875 Vera Estey House, 16 Third Street.  The 2-story Victorian house will be decked out for Christmas with Victorian finery featuring costumed interpreters, wassail, live Christmas music, a scavenger hunt and much more!  $10 per person.  6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  New exhibits and decorations every year!  Make it a tradition!