AUGUSTA — Candace Kanes, curator and historian for Maine Memory Network, will use Maine Memory Network resources and other sources, to create a picture of Augusta during the Civil War years. She will also discuss the Maine Memory Network and its role in helping to preserve and share local and state history. Kanes has worked at the Maine Historical Society as curator and historian for MMN, a digital museum and archive of images, documents and artifacts across the state, since 2003.

The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Augusta City Center, 16 Cony St.

Kanes is a former newspaper reporter and editor, she holds a master’s degree in American/women’s studies from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a doctorate in American history from the University of New Hampshire.

For more information, call 622-7718.