• Biddeford, Maine

    Biddeford Historical Society

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  • Biddeford, Maine

    Biddeford Historical Society

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info@biddefordhistoricalsociety.org

Biddeford, Maine
info@biddefordhistoricalsociety.org / www.biddefordhistoricalsociety.org

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Our Staff

Louise Merriman

Louise Merriman

Vice President

Paul McDonough

Paul McDonough

Historian

Charles Butler

Charles Butler

Historian

Daniel LeBlond

Daniel LeBlond

Board Member

Overview of the Society

The Biddeford Historical Society (BHS) is a window into Biddeford’s rich and vibrant history dating back to the early 1600s. Through concerts, lectures and reenactments, the Society shows the community the treasures that are still with us today from the oldest meetinghouse in Maine to early maps and Indian trading posts. The Society draws its wealth of information from thousands of sources such as early diaries, church records, maps, legal records, vital statistics and
letters.

 

Located in the historic meetinghouse on Meetinghouse Road, the Biddeford Historical Society is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization devoted to educating and co-exploring the rich and diverse history of the town. Constructed in 1759, the Biddeford Meetinghouse contains original pews, seating and original ottomans. In July of 1776, the town congregated in the meetinghouse to read the Declaration of Independence and begin the course of America’s independence we enjoy to this day.
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In : News Comments : 0 Date : 28 Oct 2017

Courtesy of Guy Gannett Publisher, 1947 The historic Biddeford meetinghouse’s pews were filled to near capacity last night as we

In : Uncategorized Comments : 0 Date : 17 Oct 2017

A big thanks to Zuke Roofing for their help in restoring the roof of our beautiful meetinghouse. With their generous

In : News Comments : 0 Date : 10 Oct 2017

Biddeford was a tiny town back in the 1700s and on the edge of the wilderness. How did our forefathers