HARRISON — Jean Flahive, a Civil War historian and author from Falmouth, will sign copies of her latest book during Living History Day scheduled from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Scribner’s Mill.

“Billy Boy, the Sunday Soldier of the 17th Maine” tells the story about an 18-year-old boy from Berwick who served in the 17th Maine Infantry. This was the same regiment in which 18-year-old Bourdon Scribner served.

There will also be homestead tours, mill tours, music and a pig roast dinner at noon. The 3rd Maine Infantry will perform Civil War re-enactments and will give tours of their camp from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Cost of the pig roast is $8.50 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. Evening camp tours will begin at 5:30 and end at 7 p.m.
Living History Day admission is $5 for adults; children 12 and under admitted free. Scribner’s Mill is one mile south of Bolster’s Mills on Scribner Mill Road. For more information, call 583-MILL (6455) or event coordinator Angela Freitas at 595-8777.


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