2024 Mini-Programs

We will be continuing the mini-presentations at each meeting as we did last year.  The meetings all begin at 11:00, with the presentation following a brief business meeting (typically around 11:30).  No registration is required – all programs are in the Community Center.  We will not be offering hybrid Zoom sessions with any of our programs this year.

June 15: Mark Greene, sharing the story of owning the Beach Avenue House





July 20: Tommy Marr will talk about his wood carving from found wood on the island.

August 17 Susan Longanecker will talk about the Casco Bay House hotel, owned and run by her grandfather Charles Edward Cushing.

September 21 Lynn Feingold will talk about her cottage “Kemah”, which means “Faces in the Wind”.

SUMMER PROGRAMS: all at 7 pm in the Long Island School Learning Center.  No registration is necessary.

July 11: Casco Bay Past, Present and Future, by Connor Brooks from the Gulf of Maine Research Institute

July 24: Postcards from Portland: a recorded presentation by Earle Shettleworth, the Maine State Historian

August 21: Solving the Puzzle: Long Island’s 1924 Tax Photos, by Christian LaMontagne

SUMMER EXHIBIT: Assessing the Past: Long Island 100 Years Ago. Using the 1924 tax photos taken by the city of Portland, the exhibit will feature a variety of structures on the island and talk about their history and the families associated with them.



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