2021 Lecture Series

Maine’s First Ship is hosting the 2021 Summer Lecture Series. This year’s lectures are available both in-person and by zoom. The lectures are on Thursday evenings at 7pm EDT. We plan to make most of them available as zoom recordings after the presentation.

June 24, 2021: The 500 million year geologic history of Casco Bay, David West, Middlebury College

July 1, 2021: Founding Fish: 17th Century Cod Fishing, Mike Dekker, Author and Historian

July 15, 2021: The Diseased Ship: New England Sea Captains and the Slave Trade, Meadow Dibble, Brown Universary

August 12, 2021: Early Shipwrights along the Damariscotta, Tim Dismore, Midcoast Archeology

August 19, 2021: The Conservation of Fort St George Artifacts, Molly Carlson, Objects Conservator

The lectures are free but we ask you to donate to Maine’s First Ship if you find the lectures interesting or useful. You can donate using the Donate button at the bottom of any page on mfship.org.