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Common Ground: South Berwick and Tuskegee Sister City Project
In 2017 Town of South Berwick and the City of Tuskegee Alabama joined together in the first in the country domestic sister city relationship between a predominately white community and a predominately black community. You will learn of the origins and goals of the project and about some of the interesting activities already underway. We will look at Tuskegee's central place in Black and American history. You will meet a vibrant people and experience the common ground between our two communities
Tuesday, May 8, 7-8 p.m., (location of talk TBD)
Couse Fee: Free, registration required
Porstmouth Naval Shipyard from Sails to Atoms
with Joseph Gluckert
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard has a venerable heritage and rich tradition. Learn about its role and achievements in times of war and peace from a military historian’s perspective. The tour will begin with a presentation in the new lecture room of the Shipyard Museum, and continue with a tour of the museum and a driving tour around the perimeter of the base, including an up-close view of the prison’s exterior. Must bring valid photo I.D. such as Driver’s License or US Passport. Joseph was selected as the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard History and Museum Director in 2014. Mr. Gluckert has served in both the US Army's and Air Force's Field History programs documenting US military operations both on the home front and overseas.
Thursday, April 19, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., 1 Session
*Park at Kittery Lions Club and board bus, bus leaves promptly at 9:30 a.m.
Course Fee: $12 per session