The Ellsworth Miller Lecture Series
~~ Videos of Past Lectures ~~ 

2021

January 11, 2021

Earle Shettleworth, Maine State Historian:  "18th and 19th Century Portland 

Architecture"                

February 8, 2021

Donna Damon, CIHS Collections Manager:  "The Place We Call Home: Early History

and Economic Evolution"

March 8, 2021

Earle Shettleworth, Maine State Historian:  "Great Portland Fire of 1866"

April 12, 2021             

Donna Miller Damon, CIHS Collections Manager:  "The Roots of Chebeague's Tourism, and its Impact on the Chebeague Community"           

May 10, 2021             

Kate Kennedy, author and seasonal resident:  Remarkable Maine Women

(Video posting pending.)

June 19, 2021             

Chebeague Island Historical Society Annual Meeting, via zoom

NOTE: ANNUAL MEETING STARTS VIDEO AND ENDS AT MINUTE #22:45.

June 19, 2021         

Donna Damon, CIHS Collections Manager:  "Growing Up on Chebeague"

NOTE: this is included on the Annual Meeting video.  TO JUST VIEW DONNA'S LECTURE, GO DIRECTLY TO MINUTE #22:45.

July 12, 2021             

Erno Bonebakker:  "World War II in Casco Bay: Facts, Myths, Images and Anecdotes"

2020

July 6, 2020

Michael Porter, author:  "Maps of Chebeague"

July 20, 2020

Jerry Wiles, lecturer:  "The Potsdam Conference"

August 3, 2020  

Peter Ralston, photographic artist:  "Along the Coast- His Work"

August 17, 2020  

David Hill, CIHS Board President: "Billy Hill: The Man Who Outshot Annie Oakley"

August 31, 2020

David Weiss, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Northeast Historic Film:

"Historic Maine Films"

October 26, 2020

Donna Damon, CIHS Collections Manager: "Chebeague During the Civil War"

November 9, 2020

Earle Shettleworth, Maine State Historian:  "Colonial Era Portland"

December 14, 2020

Jerry Wiles, Lecturer: "Christmas 1941: Churchill and Roosevelt Meet in Washington"