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Fryeburg Historical Society

Fryeburg Historical Society Facts

Founded:
The Fryeburg Historical Society was organized in 1974.

Mission:
The purposes of this corporation are primarily education in nature including to cultivate social intercourse and friendship among its members; to collect and preserve in its museum data touching the history of Fryeburg, the Fryeburg area, Oxford County, and the State of Maine; to collect and preserve articles, specimens and material objects illustrative and demonstrative of the customs, modes and habits of former times in the areas mentioned; to work towards the ownership of permanent headquarters and museum; to perpetuate the memory of those who, by their labors and heroism, contributed to make the history of the areas mentioned; to engage in acts which would assure the preservation of the town's visual beauty as it relates to its heritage; to compile, write and/or publish historical material of the Town of Fryeburg and the Fryeburg area, or cause the same to be done; to do all acts necessary and convenient for the furtherance and promotion of the aforesaid purposes; to exist under the laws of Maine as a corporation without capital stock and not for pecuniary profits.

Facilities:
The society maintains a museum at 511 Main Street, Fryeburg and a research library on Route 113 in North Fryeburg.

Activities:
Events and programs at Fryeburg Historical Society are posted here.