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2018 Fall Program Day & Member Meeting

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Advance registration and RSVP for lunch will create an event invoice which you can pay in advance online or at the door on the day of the event.

    Lunch is an additional $7.00 per person.

    Advance registration helps us plan for lunch [thanks!]

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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/Announcements

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.

10:15—10:30

Break

10:30—11:30

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.

11:30—12:00

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

Lunch

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 couturejess@gmail.com or 207-649-6161.

1:00 pm

1. Guided tour of Bingham Village Cemetery

2. Tour of the Old Canada Road Historical Society (directly behind the meeting location)

1:30—2:30

Optional tour of the Old Free Meeting House (1836), Bingham.


Dedicated to the Preservation of Maine's Neglected Cemeteries since 1968.
Maine Old Cemetery Association, PO Box 641, Augusta, ME 04332-0641
MOCA is a non-profit Maine corporation and is tax exempt under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

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