Belfast Museum opens with ‘Becoming Belfast, Maine 1770 -1820’

Sat, 06/20/2020 - 1:30pm

Story Location:
10 Market Street
Belfast  Maine
United States

    BELFAST — The Belfast Museum opened for the season on Saturday, June 13. The featured exhibit this summer is “Becoming Belfast, Maine 1770 -1820.”

    Other exhibits include maritime history, Capt. Albert W. Stevens, Perry’s Nut House, the William O. Poor apothecary bench, notable Belfast Women, and the 1864 Civil War flag quilt.

    In the barn are the old two-cell jail from City Hall, a horse-drawn funeral carriage, and old Belfast business signs.

    The website, www. belfastmuseum.org, has been refreshed for the 2020 season with new Belfast history information, online membership, and museum news.

    This season, visitors are required to wear face coverings and are encouraged to maintain a six-foot social distance. A maximum of five persons will be allowed.

    The Museum is located at 10 Market Street, corner of Market and Church streets.

    Summer Hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 11 – 4.

    September 5 – October 10 Friday and Saturday 11 – 4.

    Admission. For more information about the museum and historical society programs, visit the website: www.belfastmuseum.org, info@belfastmuseum.org or call 207 338-9229.