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Historic Frances Perkins homestead tours
The Frances Perkins Center is
once again offering its popular
tours of the Frances Perkins family
homestead, on the banks of the
Damariscotta River in Newcastle.
Tours take place this Sunday, July
20, at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Perkins cites the home as her
source for inspiration and renewal
throughout her life including her
years as the first woman cabinet
member. Tour participants will
learn more about Perkins’ role as
secretary of labor under President
Franklin Delano Roosevelt from
1933-1945 during which time she was
The public can tour the historic Frances Perkins homestead on Sunday, July 20.
three hours and includes the purchase, call 563-3374 or visit the tours on Sunday,
homestead and a walk to the Frances Perkins Center’s downtown more information,
email info@
credited as the principal architect Damariscotta River. The 1:30 p.m. Damariscotta office, or visit http:// francesperkinscenter.org. For more
tour last 1 1/2 hours and includes francesperkins.brownpapertickets. information about the center, visit
Tours begin at the OceansWide only the Perkins home.
com.
http://www.francesperkinscenter.
parking lot at 44 Main St. in Tickets are $20 for general entry The center will hold more org.
Newcastle. The 9 a.m. tour lasts and $16 for AARP members. To
Sept. 7. For


Historic Frances Perkins
homestead tours
The Frances Perkins Center will
host two tours of the Frances Perkins
family homestead on the banks of
the Damariscotta River in Newcastle
next month. Tours take place Sunday,
Sept. 7 at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Come visit the home Perkins cited
as her source for inspiration and
renewal throughout her life, including
her years as the first woman cabinet
member. Tour participants will
learn more about Perkins’ role as
secretary of labor under President
Franklin Delano Roosevelt from
1933-1945, during which time she was
credited as the principal architect of
the New Deal.
Tours begin at the OceansWide
parking lot at 44 Main St. in Newcastle.
The 9 a.m. tour lasts three hours and
includes the homestead and a walk
to the Damariscotta River. The 1:30
p.m. tour last 11/2 hours and includes
only the Perkins home.
Tickets are $20 for general entry
and $16 for AARP members. To
urchase, visit http://francesperkins.
grownpapertickets.com, call 563-
3374, or visit the center’s downtown
Damariscotta office. Space is
limited, so visitors should purchase
tickets as soon as possible. For
more information, email info@
francesperkinscenter.org.
For more information about
the Frances Perkins Center and
upcoming events, visit http://www.
francesperkinscenter.org.
The Frances Perkins Center will host tours of the Perkins homestead
in Newcastle Sept. 7.