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Bangor Historical Society announces harvest wine reception dates

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BANGOR As summer fades into fall, the Bangor Historical Society has added two Harvest Wine at Hill House dates to its calendar of events.

Sponsored by Russ Harrington from Better Homes and Gardens The Masiello Group, the fall events are scheduled for Sept. 24 and Oct. 22 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Harvest Wine at Hill House continues a tradition that began earlier this year with the BHS's Summer Wine at Hill House membership receptions. While a BHS membership is required to attend, each event includes complimentary wine, chosen by Shane McCarthy and State Street Wine Cellar, as well as hors d'oeuvres from Simply Sweet and Marilynn Bishop.

The October event will also include the chance to take the popular Ghostly Bangor walking tour at a discounted rate.

'The wine receptions started as a way to say Thank you' to our members and to show off what's new in our collection and with our programs,' Executive Director Melissa Gerety said. 'The support has been tremendous and the events are a lot of fun! We are thrilled to be able to continue into the fall months.'

BHS Memberships start at $25 and are available online at or at the entrance to the event. More information is available by calling 942-1900 or emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The Bangor Historical Society has been preserving, protecting and sharing the rich history of the Bangor Region since 1864. The BHS is based in the historic Thomas A. Hill House at on the corner of Union and High Streets in Bangor. It houses one of the nation's largest Civil War collections, a number of items from Bangor businesses and families as well as an extensive photo collection. The BHS offers a number of walking tours telling the tales of Bangor and its people as well as other programming and special events. The Bangor Historical Society and Thomas A. Hill House Museum is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 942-1900 or visithttp://www.bangorhistoricalsociety.orgfor more information.


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