Farmington Historical Society, Maine Farmington Historical Society
Farmington, Maine Historical Society
Preserving Farmington's history for the future
Upcoming Events
Feb. 23  6pm Pot luck dinner and business                     meeting at Cutler Memorial Public                    Library

March 5  Mari Black Trio concert-7pm

March 19 Press Gang concert-7pm.

March 23 Refreshments provided at the Town             Meeting @ the Community Center.             7pm.

April 2   "In the Blood," a striking film & live             presentation of the Maine lumber river             drivers, 7pm.

April 16 Zink and Co. concert,  7pm 

April 27 6pm Pot luck dinner and business                 meeting.

May 7  Richard Wood & Gordon Belscher             concert, 7pm.

Located in Farmington, Maine, the historical society is touted by state and preservation agencies as being "far ahead of most historical societies." the Farmington Historical Society has been procuring and preserving Farmington's incredible history since 1961.

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The 1904 Cole Tracker organ is back in the music making business after being tuned this past week. 
The Potter Rathburn Organ Company traveled from Rhode Island to tune the Farmington area organs, mostly  in the local churches.  This is a trip they make twice per year.  Last spring, they stopped by the North Church to take a look at the organ and found it to be in pretty good shape.  "Play it" was the word.
The leather bellows do have a small tear, and there are still a few wood pipes, but that didn't deter from the tuning it received this week or its playability.  
Last spring, community folks donated the funds for the nearly $700 tuning.  Thank you all who want to see this beautiful instrument in action.
Next up-plans for a concert!  Stay tuned.
Organ is Tuned!

Press Gang  Concert-Thurs. March 19, 7pm
These Portland, Maine musicians bring new music in the Irish tradition with tunes from Quebec, Scotland and Appalachia to Farmington.

Yummy Desserts served-6pm & intermission

​Visit the Press Gang's website here.

Fiddling Champion, Mari Black Concert-Thurs. March 5, 7pm
​Mari is the reigning Glenfiddich Scottish Fiddle Champion and Canadian Maritime Fiddle Champion, the 2013 U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion and many more.  She has a master of music degree from Yale and a doctorate in teaching from Colunbia Univ.

Yummy Desserts served-6pm & intermission

See Mari's website here.     Mari's Face Book page here.
The Feb. 23rd business meeting and potluck will be held at Cutler Memorial (Public) library, located on the corner of High and Academy St., across from the Titcomb House. Join Dick Morton and the new director as we learn about the library's history.
North Church Concert Series