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ISHRA June Conference – 2020

When: June 20 (Saturday) at 2:30 PM to June 24 (Wednesday) at 11:45 AM, 2020

Where: Star Island, Isles of Shoals

Description: Ellen Koenig and Gretchen Gudefin will chair the conference. The conference subject will be: “Telling Our Stories, Finding Ourselves: As ISHRA historians, we study the past – but what will future historians be able to learn about us? We all have a story to tell. This June, we will be looking at our own personal histories from how to research our ancestors to how to tell our stories and preserve them for future generations.”

ISHRA Winter Social – 2020

When: January 26, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (rain date of February 2, 2020)

Where: Kittery Point Congregational Church at 23 Pepperrell Road in Kittery Point, Maine

Description: Socialize one and all, bring a potluck entree to share and or items for the silent auction.

Winter Social Sunday – 2019

Bring a pot luck dish if you like and maybe some items for the silent auction. Weather permitting we’ll do a tour of the Thatcher burial site. 

When: January 27 (Sunday), 2019 with the rain date set for February 2 (Sunday), 2019
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Where: First Congregational Church 23 Pepperell Rd. Kittery Point, ME.

Spring Newsletter and Meeting April 10

The Spring 2018 ISHRA newsletter is now available on the newsletter page.

The Spring 2018 General Membership meeting will be held on April 10 from 6:30-8:30 at the Portsmouth Public Library in the Levinson Conference Room. Our speaker will be Carol White, who co-runs the Visitor Center at Fort Stark Historic Site in New Castle and serves on the board of the New Castle Historical Society. Many ISHRA members enjoyed her talks at the Shipwrecks and Lighthouses conference on Star Island last June, and we look forward to a great evening on April 10. Her talk will be preceded by ISHRA Membership updates and announcements beginning at 6:30 pm. We look forward to seeing you there!

The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited, so please reserve your place in advance. Click here to register. We have reserved seats for members only so please choose ISHRA Member Ticket at the registration page if you are a member. If you still owe your dues for 2018, please bring a check payable to ISHRA.