Day: September 9, 2020

$500,000 Save America’s Treasures Grant to Frances Perkins Center

September 9, 2020 (Newcastle, Maine) The Frances Perkins Center has received a prestigious $500,000 matching grant from the National Park Service’s Save America’s Treasures grant program to preserve and restore the Frances Perkins Homestead National Historic Landmark in Newcastle, Maine. Maine Delegation Joint Statement: “The Frances Perkins Homestead is a fitting tribute to Frances Perkins,

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Social Security Celebrates 85th Anniversary

August 14, 2020: Happy 85th Birthday Social Security! Crown Jewel of the New Deal Read More “The process of recovery is not a simple one. We cannot be satisfied merely with makeshift arrangements which will tide us over the present emergencies. We must devise plans that will not merely alleviate the ills of today, but

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Fall 2022 FPC Newsletter

Preservation and restoration activities are in full swing at the Frances Perkins Homestead. This National Historic Landmark in Newcastle, Maine serves as a tangible reminder that America is intended to be a vast homestead for all its people, a lively household for one and all, and that concern for the common good should govern our life together. We look forward to welcoming visitors in 2023.