Last year we focused on Parsonsfield’s illustrious Rufus McIntire & his family

We were given some amazing treasures from one of  the early families of Parsonsfield by the descendants of one of Parsonsfield’s most distinguished residents: Rufus McIntire:   veteran of the War of 1812,  involved in the Northeast Boundary Dispute with England, a participant in Maine’s transition to statehood, and a US Congressman among many other endeavors.  Locally, he was a practicing lawyer and involved in local politics and local education.  

Our exhibit featured some fascinating items concerning the McIntire family and much more about this family that lived in the geographical and political center of Parsonsfield.  Parsonsfield resident, Lyn Sudlow, spoke about the McIntire family at our July 22 meeting.

We also have ongoing exhibits about our area’s history with information about past businesses, the mill, schools, and past residents and much more.  We are getting ready for the 2024 season and planning some great programs, too.  Please check back and join us this summer.

We are currently working on a new exhibit. We don’t yet have a title but the topic will be something to do with significant changes in the landscape since the area was first settled. 

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