“They stole our lands,” Lost Tribes of Western Maine, a compelling talk and slide lecture by Peter Stowell, presented by the Hiram Historical Society at the Great Ossipee Museum, 20 Historical Ridge (off Main Street, Route 117) in Hiram village, on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at 1:30 p.m.
Peter Stowell will present the context for the misunderstandings between settlers and Native Americans that often erupted into conflict. Stowell plans a dynamic presentation of Native Americans in their western Maine homelands, with theatrical interpretation between the determined settler and the Native of strong words. “They stole our lands” sets the stage for a compelling performance.
The program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. The event will be preceded by a business meeting at 1:00 p.m. For more information, please call (207) 615-4390.
Stowell is a native of Bethel, Maine and is the author of Images of America: Dixfield (Arcadia Publishing, 2013) and Images of America: Old Town (2017). He has researched widely on the topic and collected images from many sources, including from private collections.