Preserving Falmouth's Heritage Falmouth Historical Society 





Upcoming events

    • 01 May 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Falmouth Heritage Museum

    Monthly meeting of the Board of Directors for the Falmouth Historical Society.  Members are welcome to attend.

    • 06 May 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Falmouth Heritage Museum
    Come help us get the Falmouth Heritage Museum ready for summer visitors.
    • 15 May 2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Join Falmouth Parks & Community Programs for a Guided Tour of Falmouth Foreside, showcasing historic sites and narrated by the Falmouth Historical Society.  Learn about Falmouth's rich history and see the places where those stories played out on the landscape all from the comfort of the Community Programs shuttle. 


    Registration required.  Registration will open in April. 


    Hosted by Falmouth Parks & Community Programs and the Falmouth Historical Society.  This is a Falmouth Tercentennial Celebration event.

    • 17 May 2018
    • TBA

    Part of the Changing Landscapes, Shifting Tides: The Story of Falmouth Event Series


    Exploring the interactions between humans and the landscape over Falmouth’s 300 year history.


    Time and Location: TBA

    Free


    Join Dr. Richard Judd, Professor of History at UMaine, who will explore the topic of coastal tourism in Maine. Falmouth, like many of Maine’s coastal communities, developed a reputation as an unspoiled scenic playground well-suited for vacationing.  The advent of the motor car, trolley, and rail system, coupled with an increase in leisure time resulted in a dramatic change to Falmouth’s Foreside community, the consequences of which still impact the town today. 


    Changing Landscapes, Shifting Tides: The Story of Falmouth Event Series is presented by Stantec and partially funded by a grant from the Maine Humanities Council.  This is a Falmouth Tercentennial Celebration event.

    • 26 May 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Falmouth Community Park

    Falmouth Commemorates 300 Years


    Food, Music, Games, Vendors, Historic Demonstrations, Contests, Displays, and more!  Join Falmouth for its town-wide festival commemorating 300 years of Falmouth's history. 


    Location: Winn Road, approximately 1/8 of a mile north of Falmouth Road.

    • 28 May 2018
    • 10:00 AM

    Join the Falmouth Historical Society at the Town's 2018 Memorial Day Parade.  We will begin lining up at 9:30 am outside Falmouth Memorial Library.  The march begins at 10:00 a.m. and ends with a ceremony on Foreside Road (Route 88).  We hope to see you there.

    • 05 Jun 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Falmouth Heritage Museum

    Monthly meeting of the Board of Directors for the Falmouth Historical Society.  Members are welcome to attend.

    • 10 Jul 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Falmouth Heritage Museum

    Monthly meeting of the Board of Directors for the Falmouth Historical Society.  Members are welcome to attend.

    • 22 Jul 2018
    • Falmouth "Flats"



    Dinner on the Coast, a semi-formal outdoor dinner for 300 along Falmouth's coast in honor of Falmouth's 300th birthday.


    White table cloths, china and glass with food and beverage provided by local restaurants.


    Ticketed event.  Tickets on sale in early 2018.


    Benefits Falmouth Historical Society, Tall Ships Maine, and Falmouth Education Foundation.  For more information, contact: info@tallshipsmaine.org

    • 07 Aug 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Falmouth Heritage Museum

    Monthly meeting of the Board of Directors for the Falmouth Historical Society.  Members are welcome to attend.

    • 11 Sep 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Falmouth Heritage Museum

    Monthly meeting of the Board of Directors for the Falmouth Historical Society.  Members are welcome to attend.

    • 02 Oct 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Falmouth Heritage Museum

    Monthly meeting of the Board of Directors for the Falmouth Historical Society.  Members are welcome to attend.

    • 18 Oct 2018
    • 7:00 PM
    • Falmouth Town Hall Council Chambers

    Join us at Falmouth Town Hall to hear...

    • Presentations by local historians on the history of Falmouth
    • What your local historical society has done during this tercentennial year

    Light refreshments will be served.


    271 Falmouth Road, Falmouth.  Please enter from the right side of the building.

    • 08 Nov 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Falmouth Heritage Museum

    Monthly meeting of the Board of Directors for the Falmouth Historical Society.  Members are welcome to attend.


    Meeting moved to Thursday to avoid Election and Veterans Days.

    • 04 Dec 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Falmouth Heritage Museum

    Monthly meeting of the Board of Directors for the Falmouth Historical Society.  Members are welcome to attend.

Past events

16 Apr 2018 Next Stop, Falmouth: Restoring the Narcissus
03 Apr 2018 FHS Board Meeting
27 Mar 2018 Shaping the Maine Landscape: Wabanaki in Casco Bay
24 Mar 2018 Hi-Fi Sock Hop
06 Mar 2018 FHS Board Meeting
06 Feb 2018 FHS Board Meeting
04 Feb 2018 Quakers in Falmouth
04 Feb 2018 Quakers in Falmouth
16 Jan 2018 The Power of Place: Progress, Change and Community.
09 Jan 2018 FHS Board Meeting
05 Dec 2017 FHS Board Meeting
14 Nov 2017 FHS Board Meeting (Changed)
17 Oct 2017 FHS Annual Meeting
03 Oct 2017 FHS Board Meeting
12 Sep 2017 FHS Board Meeting
01 Aug 2017 FHS Board Meeting
11 Jul 2017 FHS Board Meeting
06 Jun 2017 FHS Board Meeting
07 May 2017 Spring Cleaning at the Museum
02 May 2017 FHS Board Meeting
04 Apr 2017 FHS Board Meeting
28 Mar 2017 Author Anne Gass
07 Mar 2017 FHS Board Meeting
15 Nov 2016 Annual Meeting of the Falmouth Historical Society
13 Nov 2016 Town of Falmouth Volunteer Fair
23 Jun 2016 John Babin to Discuss Longfellow
30 May 2016 Memorial Day Parade
07 May 2016 Spring Clean Up
13 Oct 2015 2015 Annual Meeting
12 Jul 2015 Library Sundae Summer Celebration featuring the Dirigo Vintage Base Ball Club
25 May 2015 Town of Falmouth Memorial Day Parade
21 Apr 2015 A Few of My Favorite Things: A Presentation by Donna Lee
06 Feb 2015 Author Carol Manchester
27 Jan 2015 Whipple Farm House Office Closed
04 Nov 2014 Election Day
21 Oct 2014 Annual Business Meeting and Program
27 Sep 2014 Harvest Festival
10 Jun 2014 Election Day
26 May 2014 Memorial Day Parade
24 May 2014 Heritage Museum Member Open House
17 May 2014 Annual Clean-up Day at Heritage Museum
06 May 2014 Author Annette Dorey

For more information about upcoming events and programs, please email the Falmouth Historical Society office at info@thefhs.org or call (207) 781-4727. 

Falmouth Heritage Museum
60 Woods Road, Falmouth, Maine 04105
Telephone: (207) 781-4727
Email:
info@thefhs.org

Mailing Address
The Falmouth Historical Society
190 US Route One PMB 367
Falmouth, ME 04105


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