Winter Lecture Series

Stay tuned for more information on our 2015 offerings.
Here's a recap of our 2014 series:

The Art, History, and Symbolism of Early New England Gravestones
Janaury 25, 2014

The Gravestone Girls Melissa Anderson and Brenda Sullivan presented this illustrated lecture.

Bartlett Adams: Portland’s First Stone Cutter
February 29, 2014

Lecturer Ron Romano, a tour guide and member of the Spirits Alive Board, presented original research that explores the life and times of Bartlett Adams in Portland, and reveals the scope and impact of his work at Portland’s historic Eastern Cemetery and beyond. More Bartlett Adams speaking engagements are coming.

Roundtable: “The Status and Future of Portland's Forgotten Cemeteries”
March 29, 2014

A panel discussed several historic small burial grounds and what is takes to restore them to our cultural landscape. Panelists: