WISCASSET — The Lincoln County Historical Association will sponsor a series of four lectures by local artists and historians. The presentations will begin at 1 p.m. on Sundays, Feb. 4, 11, 25 and March 4, in the Communications (or “911”) Building behind the Lincoln County Court House. Coffee and pastries will be served.

Teresa and Peter Fogg, of Fogg Art Restoration, will speak Feb. 4 on “Approaching Conservation and Restoration of Paintings, Frames, Textiles and Documents.”

Julia Lane and Fred Gosbee, who perform as Castlebay, will present a program Feb. 11 of commentary and music of local origin or interest, dating from Colonial and post-Colonial times.

Matthew Edney, Osher Professor in the History of Cartography, University of Southern Maine, and director of the History of Cartography Project, University of Wisconsin, will speak Feb. 25 on “Mapping the Coast of Colonial Maine: Local Colonists vs. Imperial Agents,” with special attention to George Sproule’s 1772 map “from Kennebec River to Round Pond.”

Peggy Konitzky, Wiscasset site manager for Historic New England, will present a lecture “From Nickels to Sortwells — The Life of a House” on March 4, in which she tells the story of this building’s history through its owners, occupants and observers.

Feb. 18 and March 11 have been reserved as alternate dates in case any of the talks are canceled because of bad weather.

The suggested donation is $5.

For more information, visit lincolncountyhistory.org or on Facebook at Lincoln County Historical Association Maine.

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