Union Historical Society

Celebrate Union's Sestercentennial (250th) Anniversary

July 19, 20, 21, 2024


The three day event kicks off Friday, July 19th, with the opening of the time capsule that was buried in 1974 during the bicentennial celebration.
 
Please click on this link to view the complete event scheduleRevised-Schedule-Handout_June-19.pdf
 
Please click here to review the details of the Sestercentennial Bus Tour sponsored by the David Robbins Homestead:  2024-Bus-Tour.pdf

Please click here for a PDF of weekend event map and QR codes: SestercentennialSchedule_7-16-24.pdf
 
 

Volunteers Needed!

If you'd like to participate on the planning committee, help organize events, make a financial contribution, or lend a hand during the event weekend please reach out to unionme250@gmail.com.

If you'd like to volunteer time throughout the weekend, please click here: Union Sestercentennial: Friday, July 19th - Volunteer Sign Up (signupgenius.com)
 
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About Us

Founded in 1972, the Society is a private nonprofit corporation with a volunteer Board of Directors, as well as a part-time paid Archivist/Curator. The UHS is a 501-c-3 organization; those making donations of goods or monetary contributions are eligible for a tax deduction.

Open Hours

 The Robbins House is open Wednesday and Friday mornings 9 to 12. The Robbins House, located on Union Common , is the center for UHS. You are welcome to visit us and enjoy the displays. Society volunteers and the Curator will be glad to assist you in your research related to Union history and genealogy. If coming from a distance, please call ahead to confirm that  we are open and available to assist you.  If you wish to make an appointment to meet the Curator, call the Union Historical Society's number to leave a message. 207-785-5444.

Our Mission


Our Mission of the Union Historical Society is to promote interest in and knowledge about history in general and the history of Union, Maine, in particular, through public programs and through preservation and display of documents, artifacts, archives, buildings and published materials.



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Our Rentals


The Old Town House is available for rental to the public from mid-April through October for functions such as meetings, dances and wedding receptions. The building is heated. Facilities include a kitchen with serving hatch to a 40' x 40' hall. There is also a 16' x 20' stage. Two bathrooms are located in a side hallway. Available for use are the deacon's benches and folding chairs for seating, folding and other tables for dining, and a piano. Large modern ceiling fans provide summer comfort. There is ample parking and a wheelchair-accessible side entrance.

The dining capacity of the hall is approximately 100, with a maximum allowed occupancy of 225 people.

For complete information about fees and rental arrangements, please call and leave a message on the Society's answering machine at (207) 785-5444.





Feel free to contact us!

(207) 785-5444

unionhis@hotmail.com

P.O. Box 154, 343 Common Road, Maine, 04862

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