Hartland Historical Society will be holding their meeting at Irving Community Center at 6 PM on Monday, October 12th. The Society will be conducting regular business and bring items to share with the group to present at the show and tell along with a discussion of the history of Hartland. Attendees will learn of the restoration projects of cemeteries in Hartland and other important work the Society is doing to preserve history. Become a member for $10 and support these projects. Members will receive a quarterly newsletter about the history. The Society is looking for a home so come with any ideas that may be of interest. The 2016 Hartland Calendars are available for $10 with limited supply. Contact Ann Foss at 938-2947, https://www.facebook.com/groups/1538562396429825/ or email at naafrr@tds.net.
The Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society will be holding its final meeting of 2015 on Wednesday, October 7th. The meeting starts promptly at 7 PM at the Gerrish-Warren meeting room at Thayer Parkway on Park Street in Dover-Foxcroft.
Attendees will hear Estella “Tootie” Bennett share letters written by her great uncle, Elmer Lindie. Uncle Elmer grew up in Monson and was part of the Yankee Division Company F, 103rd Infantry Regiment. This unit was originally a National Guard Company based in Dover-Foxcroft, called to active duty in 1915 and sent to the Mexican border and later served in WWI in 1917. The public is invited to come and hear these tales of a local soldier