KENNEBUNK, MAINE – The Brick Store Museum is proud to announce the addition of Third Thursday Talks to its year-round schedule. The lecture series will be presented every third Thursday of the month at 5:30pm (except for November and December). The inaugural lecture on Thursday, August 20, 2015, will be a presentation by Certified Genealogist Pam Stone Eagleson, titled “Grandma’s Treasure Chest.” Admission to every lecture is free to Museum members, and $10 for general audiences. Snacks and beverages will be served.
Eagleson will focus her presentation on “attic archaeology,” a beginning to all genealogical research. What happens when we find family treasures? What stories do these pieces tell? What clues do they hold? Using example artifacts, Eagleson will discuss ways to research and evaluate family treasures such as jewelry, diaries, bibles, letters, textiles, and ephemera.
This 90 minute gathering will get you started on your own family’s story. Participants are encouraged to bring in one item of their own to begin the journey. For more information on the Third Thursday Talks, please visit the Museum’s website, www.brickstoremuseum.org, or call (207)985-4802.
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The Brick Store Museum is located at 117 Main Street in Kennebunk’s historic district. For 76 years, the Museum has been dedicated to preserving and exhibiting the region’s rich cultural and artistic heritage. Its galleries and research archives are open to the public year-round: Tuesdays – Fridays, 10 – 4:30 and Saturdays, 10 – 1. Museum admission is $7.50 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $20 for families. Saturdays are half price for families! Visit www.brickstoremuseum.org or call 207-985-4802 for further information.