The Year of the Camera

year of the camera

Exhibit at the Meeting House:  Year of the Camera

Welcome to the Bowdoinham Historical Society

BHS News and Announcements:

Lancaster-Bishop Room: Third Floor Coombs Municipal Building.
Tuesdays 10-12 & 2-5. We have great conversations, and we even get some work done making Bowdoinham history accessible to all. Everyone Welcome!

We are looking for Bowdoinham photos from the past to scan and return to you for our collection  (Especially photos of homes and farming )

Watch the Carriage Shed grow! Thanks to your kind donations and Tom DeForeest's leadership. Special thanks to Leslie Anderson, Doug Tourtelotte, Brent Zachau, Bamford Foundation, and Ed Fenimore and Son.


Jellerson School: Step Back in Time ...

Jellerson one-room schoolhouse, Bowdoinham, Maine

We welcome classes or home school groups to experience a school day in 1910. Details here.



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