Living History Talk

Arts & Entertainment
Oct 04, 2018
5:30 PM

Penobscot Marine Museum Visitors Center, 2 Church St., Searsport. David Middleton as his alter ego, William Foxcourt, presents "A Yankee Expeditioner’s Thoughts on the Penobscot Expedition." $5 for museum members; $8 general admission. FMI: 548-2529.

The Penobscot Expedition, during the Revolutionary War, was the worst naval disaster in American history until Pearl Harbor. David Middleton, a costumed interpreter, will discuss the failures of the 1779 assault on Magabigaduce (Castine) and the consequences to the Midcoast and Penobscot regions of Maine.