About the Castine Historical Society:
The Castine Historical Society collects, preserves, and exhibits materials that illuminate the rich history of the Castine-Bagaduce River area and, through it, that of New England and America, from pre-Colonial times to the present. In doing so, the Society seeks to engage residents and visitors of all ages in the exploration and stewardship of Castine's diverse historical resources. To learn more, please visit www.castinehistoricalsociety.org
About Community Arts Resources:
For more than a quarter of a century, Community Arts Resources has been a key innovator of engaging, interactive public events. Its work to create temporary public spaces with culturally- based programming has been critically recognized as one of the key elements in Los Angeles' current transformation. To learn more, please visit http://carsla.net/
About the Friends of Hermione-Lafayette in America, Inc.:
In 2015, a handcrafted replica of the Hermione the 18th century frigate that brought the young Marquis de Lafayette with French troops back to General Washington, a historic voyage that changed the course in our quest for independence - will return to America.
The Hermione's itinerary reaffirms the historic relationship between the United States and France. The Friends of Hermione-Lafayette in America, Inc., a non-profit group, supports this exciting adventure - partnering alongside local heritage and nautical groups, students and teachers K- through-12, and many cultural organizations, museums and universities - with a full program of exciting educational, musical, culinary and special events scheduled at each port during 2015; to learn more, please visit www.hermione2015.com.