Children’s Hour at Maine Historical Society features “Marvelous Mattie” on 8/9! Free!

Join the Maine Historical Society at each program for the reading of a favorite story book followed by crafts and activities for the whole family. This year they’ll explore the fun and wonder of making and inventing things, as well as the different types of jobs people do!

Weather-permitting, all programs will be held in the Longfellow Garden. Light refreshments will be provided.

All programs are FREE; registration is recommended. All are welcome; recommended for ages 4-9. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Upcoming Dates:

August 9, 10:30am
Marvelous Mattie: How Margaret E. Knight Became an Inventor by Emily Arnold McCully

August 23, 10:30am
If I Built a House by Chris Van Dusen

To register or request additional information please contact Manager of Education and Interpretive Programs, Kathleen Neumann at 207-774-1822, ext. 214, email

Children’s Hour Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portlan, ME (207) 774-1822

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