Events

Join us for events in the Meetinghouse

Join us at the historic First Parish Meetinghouse, 7 Meetinghouse Road.

Vaccinated? Masks optional.
Unvaccinated? Please wear a mask.
Please do not attend if you feel unwell.

Donations from non-members (members have already made a yearly contribution) gratefully accepted for the work of Biddeford Historical Society, including preservation of our community's Meetinghouse-its oldest public building.

For more information, please send an email.


 

Season Events

July 3rd & 4th: Open House Tour of the Meetinghouse 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

July 4th: Independence Day Celebration 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - View the release and photos

July 17th & 18th: Open House Tour of the Meetinghouse 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

July 24th:   The Declaration of Independence was read at the Meetinghouse on July 21, 1776.  Join us for an Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social 1:00 - 4:00, a reading of the Declaration of Independence at 2:00 p.m.

August 7th & 8th: Open House Tour of the Meetinghouse 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

August 14th and 15th: 'Liberty Defenders' Presented by the Biddeford Historical Society by special arrangements with City Theater Associates 1:00 p.m.

August 21 & 22: Open House Tour of the Meetinghouse 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

August 22nd: Maine Statehood and the Bicentennial an illustrated presentation with Liam Riordan, Professor of History, University of Maine 3:00 p.m.

September 4th:    Walking tour of historic Clifford Park in Biddeford, visit granite quarries, learn the history of the 1780 - 1840 Cemetery, and view picturesque waterfalls  1:00 p.m.

September 4th & 5th: Open House Tour of the Meetinghouse 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

September 18th & 19th: Open House Tour of the Meetinghouse 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

October 2nd & 3rd: Open House Tour of the Meetinghouse 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

October 16th & 17th: Open House Tour of the Meetinghouse 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

October 22nd:   Scary Stories  Presented by the Biddeford Historical Society and the McArthur Library by special arrangements with City Theater Associates  7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

November 7th: Veterans Remembrance Highlighting local Veterans from the War of Independence 1775 -1783 11:00 a.m.

November 11th: Open House to honor Veterans 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

December 11th: Christmas Celebration and Refreshments 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Support Us (and Your Belongings) with this Canvas Tote

These cotton canvas bags are made in Maine.

Support the First Parish Meetinghouse with a donation of $25.00
and receive one of these versatile, sturdy bags.

Available during Meetinghouse Events or
by appointment (call (207) 502-0279 or send an email).
We could ship to you (+$7.95 fee) through the button below.

Support us (and your belongings) with this canvas tote
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