9/1/19 Annual Open House at the Old Meetinghouse in Porter

Updated: Jul 18

The Parsonsfield-Porter Historical Society invites you to the Annual Old Meetinghouse Open House on September 1, 2019 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Tour the meetinghouse and learn about the history it holds.

The building was started in 1819 by the Free Will Baptist Church, and was finished in 1824 by the Town of Porter. Town meetings were held here for several years.

The Porter, Maine Meetinghouse is one of the few still standing in the US. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and although it seems sort of small, it was built to hold all of the townspeople. Wait until you see the inside!


Visitors will hear Katherine Rhoda play “Music of the Suffragettes” to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Maine ratifying the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote.

Katherine is well known for playing her antique instruments and singing folk songs and other music from our past history. She helps to bring history to life!


Rain or Shine!

Located on Old Meeting House Road (the Colcord Pond Rd. end), Porter, ME.


Sorry, no facilities available on site.


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