The First Congregational Church of Bingham
7 Meadow Street, Bingham, ME
GPS: 45.057524, -69881841
Hosted by the Old Canada Road Historical Society
Members and Non-Members are Always Welcome!
8:30 — 9:15 am
Registration $3.00 per person at the door. Proceeds benefit the Old Canada Road Historical Society and MOCA. Morning refreshments provided by the Old Canada Road Historical Society
8:30 — 12:00
Exhibits, Displays, Cemetery Projects
If you have a cemetery project and wish to share the information with others, please bring a display board, photos, or other related materials. Tables will be available to set up displays.
9:15 — 9:30
Welcome—Juliana Richard, President, Old Canada Road Historical Society
Announcements—Jessica Couture, MOCA President
9:30 — 10:15
Cemeteries in the Upper Kennebec—Robert Henderson and Allen Later
An overview of the many cemeteries in the coverage area of the Old Canada Road Historical Society—their variety, locations, burials of note, and fascinating stories.
MOCA Annual Business Meeting and nominating committee’s 2019 proposed slate of officers. All are welcome to attend, or you may view the displays at this time.
The Formation of Union Cemetery of Moscow, Maine—Marilyn Sterling-Gondek
This cemetery was formed in preparation for the construction of Wyman Dam, which necessitated the removal of graves from several old burial grounds within the flowage.
12:00 — 1:00
Sandwich buffet, beverages, and homemade desserts provided by the Church Circle. $7.00 per person.
LUNCH RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED by September 24. Reservations and payments may be made online via the link on this page or contact Jessica Couture at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-649-6161.
1. Guided tour of Bingham Village Cemetery
2. Tour of the Old Canada Road Historical Society (directly behind the meeting location)
Optional tour of the Old Free Meeting House (1836), Bingham.