BETHEL – Oxford County and many towns and historical organizations in the county will celebrate its bicentennial of incorporation in March 1805 during 2005.

The Bethel Historical Society will sponsor two lectures on Oxford County history, host the bicentennial quilt during Sudbury Canada Days and participate in other festivities commemorating the milestone in regional history.

Those wishing more information should write Oxford County 2005, P.O. Box 171, Norway, ME 04268 or contact Larry Glatz, chairman of the Bicentennial Committee, at 583-4549 or [email protected]

More information about the society and its activities may be obtained by calling 824-2908 or 1-800-824-2910 or e-mailing [email protected]

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