South Thomaston celebrates Heritage Day

By Jennifer Allenwood | Aug 11, 2014
Photo by: Jennifer Allenwood Former Wessaweskeag Historical Society President Charles Hartman explains the contents of a copy of the oldest map of South Thomaston.

South Thomaston — The Wessaweskeag Historical Society hosted South Thomaston Heritage Day Sunday, Aug. 10, with an exhibit primarily focused on maps of the surrounding area from the 1800s.

There were also old school portraits, as well as an abundant amount of ancient artifacts from the town.

The Midcoast Community Band also performed in Memorial Park.

Artifacts line the walls of the Wessaweskeag Historical Society. (Photo by: Jennifer Allenwood)
A 1969 map of Waldo County was just one of many maps included in the 2014 Heritage Day exhibit. (Photo by: Jennifer Allenwood)
Jane Jackson looks at class portraits from Gilford Butler School. (Photo by: Jennifer Allenwood)
A map of South Thomaston from the 1850s. (Photo by: Jennifer Allenwood)
Joanne Parker leads the Midcoast Community Band in a Memorial Park concert on Sunday, Aug. 10. (Photo by: Jennifer Allenwood)
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Jennifer Allenwood

Jennifer Allenwood is a senior Journalism student at the University of Maine in Orono.

She will be putting her passion for writing and love of photography to use while interning for Courier Publications.

After graduation she wishes to write for a publication or work in public relations.

She lives in Waldo, Maine and enjoys boating and snowboarding with her family in her spare time.

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