Busy month ahead at historical society

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The Peabody-Finch Homestead at Narramissic is where the Bridgton Historical Society will host educational programming this month.

The Bridgton Historical Society will continue its family-friendly summer programming through August.

Every Wednesday morning through August 24, the society hosts a walking tour of downtown Bridgton with Margaret Reimer and Caroline Grimm. The tour starts at 10 a.m. at the museum at 5 Gibbs Ave.

On Friday, Aug. 5 at 1 p.m., the society will host a guided hike through Pondicherry Park with Robert Sanford. Sanford is the author of “Reading Rural Landscapes: A Field Guide to New England’s Past.” The event is $5 for members of the public and $4 for members of the historical society.

Bridgton author Caroline Grimm will discuss her latest book, The Old Squire, on Aug. 10. The event will be held at 3 p.m. at the Peabody-Finch Homestead at Narramissic.

In collaboration with local conservation non-profit Loon Echo Land Trust, the society will host a guided history hike on Aug. 20.

For more information, including ticket costs for each event, visit the Bridgton Historical Society website or the society’s Facebook page.

The Peabody-Finch Homestead at Narramissic is where the Bridgton Historical Society will host educational programming this month.