Knox Museum announces that Machias Savings Bank will underwrite the 2014 Knox Annual Lecture Thursday, Aug. 7, at 5:30 p.m. at the Strand Theatre in Rockland.

This year’s lecturer is Chief Historian of the United States Senate, Donald A. Ritchie, whose talk is entitled Congress Investigates: It All Started with Henry Knox.

The presentation is free, and all are invited to attend. Doors open at 5 p.m.

“We’re proud to support Knox Museum’s annual lecture,” said Rockland Branch Manager Judy Brogden in a news release. “Working with local people and businesses to enhance life in our communities is what Machias Savings Bank is all about.”

For more information about the Knox Annual Lecture visit knoxmuseum.org or call 354-8062.