The meeting takes place on Wednesday, March 17th, at 6:00 p.m. in the Lecture Hall at the Bangor Public Library.
Many may recall that Dr. TeBrake was a speaker at the recent Maine Genealogical Society conference that was held in Bangor.
Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day learning about Irish history….
The group will meet on February 17, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. in the Lecture Hall of the Bangor Public Library. You don’t have to be a member to of the society to attend. Refreshments will be available.
March 17, 2010 – Dr. Janet TeBrake will discuss early Irish settlers in Bangor
April 21, 2010 – Dana Lippitt, Curator of the Bangor Museum and Center for History
Wayne E. Reilly will be talking on “Bangor – A Century Ago.” Wayne is retired from the Bangor Daily News after 28 years as a reported and an editor. His book “Remembering Bangor: The Queen City Before the Great Fire,” contains more than 300 columns he has written for the newspaper about local history a century ago since his retirement.
The gathering is open to everyone. You don’t have to be a member of the society to attend. Refreshments will be available.
The upcoming new year season for this group promises to bring some great discussions:
Jan 20 2010 – Wayne Reilly, history columnist for the Bangor Daily News
Feb 17 2010 – Roxanne Moore Saucier, Family Ties columnist for the Bangor Daily News
Mar 17 2010 – Dr. Janet TeBrake, Lecturer in History at the University of Maine
Apr 21 2010 – Dana Lippitt, curator for the Bangor Museum and Center for History
So mark your calendars now – the new season looks great.
Stay connected with the Penobscot County Genealogical Society by visiting them on the web at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mepcgs.
For more information or to place an order, email firstname.lastname@example.org. They can also be purchased at any PCGS meeting (the 3rd Wednesday of every month).
To learn more about Penobscot County Genealogical Society, visit www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mepcgs.
The event is open to all children between the ages of 8-14. Attendees will have a guided tour of the Bangor Room, an introduction of what is available, how to use the Microfilm and Card Catalog, and will learn how to start climbing their family tree and preserving memories today for the future.
Register at the Children’s Desk or call (207) 947-8337 Ext 110. Refreshments will be served.
Penobscot County Genealogical Society will meet Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at the Bangor Public Library (3rd floor lecture hall), starting at 6:00 p.m.
Everyone, member or not, is invited to attend. We are sure that Mr. Neptune will hold your interest just as he did in August for the members. Refreshments will be available.
For more information, visit the society’s website at
To learn more about the Penobscot Nation Museum, visit www.penobscotnation.org.
The society is proud to have Mr. Gerry Palmer as their guest speaker. Gerry, being a lifelong city resident and respected historian of Bangor and Mayor, plans to talk about the famous guess at the Bangor House. In addition, some history of Mount Hope Cemetery along with some of the famous people buried there. Also, the story of Seth Noble, how Bangor received its name and Al Brady. If time permits a question and answer period will follow. Overall, a quick snapshot of some of the famous people who have lived and were buried in Bangor.
As always, everyone is welcome and refreshments will be served. We hope to see a large turnout for this historical perspective.
To learn more about the Penobscot County Genealogical Society, please visit their website at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mepcgs.
Joining them will be Maine State Archivist Jeff Brown who will discuss holdings at the Maine State Archives and be available to answer any questions about using their resources.
Jeff Brown has been working at the Maine State Archives since 1980. He began working in the Search Room assisting researchers, being promoted to the Supervisor. He currently serves as Processing Archivist. His duties include processing paper records series, as well as database and web page management. Jeff received his B.A. in History at the University of Maine in 1974 and also attended the Modern Archives Institute at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. He has been researching his own genealogy since the 1970s, so the Archives has been the perfect place for him to work, combining his interest in history and genealogy.
Everyone is invited to attend. Refreshments will be available.
We are sure everyone knows the story, “The Little Engine That Could”. Well, Donna Rasche and her library team is working toward improving the library’s genealogical information for the Brewer area. Donna plans an open discussion on the strides made toward genealogy research within the scope of the library. This will include local family histories and pictures. Attendees will see first hand the process the library is doing to help preserve and document these materials.
Come join us and give a warm greeting to the Brewer staff and their efforts. The Brewer library is located on the corners of South Main Street and School Street in Brewer. Everyone is invited and you do not have to be a member of the society to attend. As always, refreshments will be available.
“The Penobscot County Genealogical Society will be meeting at the Hampden Historical Society, Wednesday, June 17th, for our annual B-B-Q. This gathering is open to members only. The menu includes hamburgers, cheeseburgers, Cajun deep-fried turkey and strawberry shortcake. Tours will be given. Show time will be posted in the PCGS newsletter and website.”
To learn more, visit them on the web at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mepcgs.
December 6, 2008
Greater Portland Chapter of MGS
Finding Healing in Family History with Angels of Austria
presented by Judy Faust
December 14, 2008
Pejepscot Genealogy Society
at the Holden Frost House at the Highlands, Topsham, Maine
December 17, 2008
Penobscot County Genealogical Society
Open Research Night with Holiday Refreshments
December 21, 2008
Taconnett Falls Chapter of MGS
We hope to see you at one of these events!