This tour is part of Pejepscot Historical Society’s Summer 2014 History Walking Tour Series. Other tours in the series may be found at www.pejepscothistorical.org.

Hanson is an architectural historian with Sutherland Conservation & Consulting in Augusta,  and has done extensive research on the mills of the Androscoggin River at Brunswick-Topsham. He is co-author of “The Architecture of Cushing’s Island.”

The hour-long tour will begin with a PowerPoint presentation followed by a walking tour. Hanson will explain Cabot Mill’s construction and its operation as a major textile manufacturing mill.

To conclude the tour, weaver Michael Patterson will discuss the history of cotton and provide a weaving demonstration.

Refreshments will be served compliments of Cabot Mill Antiques. The tour will meet at the main entrance of Fort Andross. Participants should preregister by calling 207-729-6606.

Admission is $5 per person; free for PHS members.


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