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Track Work Weekend Held April 7th-8th

The museum held a track work weekend April 7th and 8th. Thanks to an amazing group of volunteers, including some dedicated folks from AmeriCorps/FEMA, the group was able to replace twenty-four railroad ties along the right-of-way. Despite the chilly whether, significant improvements were made to the tracks for the coming season which is quickly approaching.  The museum

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A Tribute to Long Time Volunteer Stan Fletcher

Has your child ever played in our small wooden train cars at the museum? How about at the train tables and the child-size train depot? We thought you might like to know the story of the WWII veteran who built them. Stan Fletcher began volunteering at the museum in 1993, helping to salvage rail and

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Portland History Docents Program Returns

The Portland History Docents Program returns this month! A collaborative effort by a group of local historic sites, the program provides a nine-week training course for prospective volunteer tour guides. This year’s program will take place from February 22nd through April 26th. It includes several weeks of lively talks and presentations at Maine Historical Society, combined with site

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