THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
OF WELLS AND OGUNQUIT
PRESERVING THE PAST FOR TWO MAINE TOWNS
in case you missed one of our presentations, or would like to watch it again, here is a selection of programs presented by HSWO in the past. Just click on the video link of your choice to watch and listen.
Billboard Monuments of Maine
Ron Romano, Author
Ron Romano tells us about his new book and gives a fascinating talk about cemeteries, gravestones and billboard monuments. Signed copies of his book are for sale in our Gift Shop. (Curbside pickup available!)
A Storm of Witchcraft
Emerson Baker, Author and Historian
It took a perfect storm of factors ranging from religious discord to political factionalism and the worst weather of the century to create the greatest witch hunt in American history in Salem in 1692.
Emerson 'Tad' Baker gives us a fascinating overview of his new book and shows why many of the witch trial participants were war refugees from Maine.
Historic House Styles in Southern Maine, Part 2: The Victorian Era
HSWO Executive Director
VIDEO COMING SOON
Join our Executive Director, Bryce Waldrop, as he takes us on a colorful journey through the Victorian Era with a look at some fascinating houses right here in southern Maine.