PARIS – The Paris Cape Historical Society has begun opening the new museum on Thursday afternoons and Saturdays.

Cynthia Immonen and Ben Conant will offer visitors at the Porter Homestead, 77 High St., South Paris, guided tours through the newly painted interior between 1 and 4 p.m. on Thursdays. Marilyn Jones, John Titus, Kay Colby or Marguerite Johnson will guide visitors through between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays.

The society’s general meetings take place on the third Thursday of each month at 2 p.m. and new members are welcome. The society has elected new officers after thanking Al Dignan for a job well done as president.

Offices are: president, Glenn Davis; vice president, Ben Conant; secretary-treasurer, Cynthia Immonen; trustees, John Titus, Chandler Briggs, Merle Glines, Bill Immonen, Barbara Robinson and M. Johnson.

There are two new books awaiting printing and marketing by the society: the cemeteries of South Paris, and the cemeteries of West Paris. Advertisement spaces by several local businesses will be sought.

Oxford County League of Historical Societies will be hosted by the Paris Cape and its High Street museum at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 19. The society will hold a yard sale on July 3.


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