Talk of the Towns 1/14/11

Producer/Host: Ron Beard, University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Topic: Celebrating Local History

When did people start keeping track of local history and what forms did that take? What are some trends with local historical societies and museums? How do they make materials available and engage the community?

Tim Garritty, Director, Mount Desert Island Historical Society
Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko, Abbe Museum
Bill Horner, Local Amateur Historian
Larissa Vigue Picard, Maine Historical Society