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The Georgetown Historical Society will offer self-paced tours of some of Georgetown’s historic places on Saturday, August 20 th between 10 am and 1 pm. A guided walk in an abandoned area of early settlement will follow that afternoon at 2 pm.

The event is part of the island-wide celebration of Georgetown’s 300 th birthday.

CentenialTourDuring the morning, visit old island schools in Georgetown Center and Robinhood, and the old churches of Five Islands, Robinhood, and Georgetown Center. Docents will share stories of the importance of schooling and faith in this island community over time. At Georgetown Center along Route 127, catch a glimpse of 19 th century life in this rural Maine coastal village with stores, a school, sawmills, gristmills, shipyards, a town hall, a post office, and homes for the families who lived and worked in the Center. Participants can follow a walking path through town woods past the old mill pond with its remnants of early tidal mills.

At 2 pm, local historian Gene Reynolds will conduct a guided walk at the north end of the island. Signs will direct participants where to park. Guides and directions are available at the Georgetown Historical Society, 20 Bay Point Road inGeorgetown. The self-paced walking tour of Georgetown Center begins at the GHS. For more information, contact the GHS at 207-371- 9200.

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