BETHEL – A free oral history workshop will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the Bethel Historical Society’s Dr. Moses Mason House Meeting Room.

Jo Radnor, PhD, will be the featured speaker and lead the workshop, which is made possible in part from a grant from the Maine Humanities Council. Everyone is welcome to learn how to gather and process oral history.

A five-session course, “Cousin to Cousin,” dealing with genealogical methods and sources, will be led by Stephen T. Seames at the Bethel Historical Society’s Regional History Center from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, March 14 through April 11.

To register, call the society office at 824-2908 or 1-800-824-2910. Course fees will be $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers.

More information about the society and its activities may be obtained by e-mailing [email protected] Additional information can also be obtained by checking the web at The mailing address is P.O. Box 12, Bethel, ME 04217-0012.

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