Harriet Beecher Stowe: The Pearl of Orr's Island and Maine Summer Tourism (Thu. 1 Nov, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Susan Beegel,PhD, presents “Harriet Beecher Stowe: The Pearl of Orr’s Island and Maine Summer Tourism”. In this illustrated lecture, Dr. Beegel will explore how tourism based on Harriet Beecher Stowe’s mid-19th century novel The Pearl of Orr’s Island helped a small Maine fishing village reinvent itself for a new summer economy. Orr’s Island Library, 1699 Harpswell Islands Rd (Route 24),
Orr’s Island. Free and open to the public. FMI call John Webster at 833-5430.