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.
The Farmington Historical Society’s museum, Titcomb House, at 118 Academy St. will be open each Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through the summer months. It is also open by appointment by calling Jane Woodman (441-5284) or Claudia Bell (491-8368). Please stop by when you’re in Farmington.
Titcomb House Museum
Mugs Featuring S. Lorette Artwork!
A series of mugs featuring Shirley Lorette's artwork is available. This year's artwork is of the old F.L. Butler building on Front St. It was the warehouse of Knowlton McLeary before being removed when the structurally-compromised building became unsafe for use. Available at Sugarwood Gallery and Calico Patch. $15 each.
For reservations to any of these shows call 207-778-2006. All shows begin with a dessert social at 6 PM along with a Jam Session in the downstairs meeting hall. Show times are 7 PM.
Check out our new "History Resources" page. Several resources with links are available in one-stop-shopping to make it easy to read and research. Click on the History Resources page seen in the navigation menu on the left.
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Imagine hosting your event at the Octagon House or the North Church!
Did you know they are both available for rent? Contact us for more details and to reserve your spot.
The Farmington Historical Society owns three historical buildings. The North Church and Octagon House, both located on High Street, are used for public events and also available for rent for your event.
The Titcomb House at 118 Academy Street is a museum of historical artifacts, documents, maps, photographs and books about Farmington.The Titcomb House is open on Fridays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May through October and by appointment. Contact us at email@example.com, Facebook or our website www.farmingtonhistory.org. We welcome tour requests, from you, your organization or classroom to see the home containing Farmington’s history.
Aug 10 – Sat – Don & Cindy Roy – Franco-American Traditional Music
Aug 23– Fri – Simons & Goodwin – Folk Music … Coffee House style
Sep 14 – Sat – Pete's Posse – “Old Time” Bluegrass. From Burlington, VT
Oct 11 – Fri – Ruth Hill - Americana/Folk singer-songwriter
Oct 24 – Thurs – Bill Berlinghoff – Folk in the Pete Seeger Tradition
Nov 14 – Thurs – Kyle Carey – Gaelic Americana
Nov 21/22/23 – Thurs/Fri/Sat - Pending
Dec 7 – Sat – Denny Breau Holiday Concert
Christmas through the Ages - Stay tuned for information on this festive event!
Dec 14 – Sat – Teachers Lounge Mafia – United Way Fundraiser
Franco American Traditional musicians Don & Cindy Roy and Jay Young will be the summer evening performers at Farmington’s North Church on Saturday, August 10, at 7 p.m. The North Church is located at 118 High Street in Farmington. Doors open at 6 p.m. for a ‘Pie Social’ and Jam Session. Show tickets are $15 for the general population, $10 for High School and College Students, $5 for elementary students. Preschoolers as well as any student participating in the Jam Session are free. Reservations may be made by calling 778-2006.