Category: Old Berwick Historical Society

Hikes Through History

One of the biggest keys to keeping the past alive is educating new generations and teaching them all about it. That is exactly what the Old Berwick Historical Society and the Marshwood School District does with its annual “Hikes Through History”, bringing the past alive for schoolchildren by helping them re-enact it. Every year the […]


The Old Berwick Historical Society Receives a Special 50th Birthday Gift

In a time that is dominated by the Internet and television it can be easy to forget that there is so much to learn about the history of the world around us. For Maine residents – and visitors to the state –¬† though the Old Berwick Historical Society works tirelessly to help ensure that the […]


The Old Berwick Historical Society Celebrates 50 years

1962 – 2012 – The Old Berwick Historical Society Celebrates 50 Years¬† 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the Old Berwick Historical Society and all year long its members and the community at large are marking the milestone with a series of special events. In May of this year, at the annual meeting of the […]


Sarah Orne Jewett

Long before the Old Berwick Historical Society existed and began to chronicle – and recreate – the way life was lived in the Berwicks in centuries past one woman chronicled it all as she lived it, and in doing so become a well known author whose works are still read and discussed today, both as […]