FRANCES PERKINS: THE WOMAN BEHIND THE NEW DEAL
Fall/Winter 2023 Visitor Hours:
The Exhibit Center is open by appointment only. To schedule your visit, please call 207-563-3374.
170A Main Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543
Get directions here.
This free exhibit presents an overview of the life of Frances Perkins, highlighting her accomplishments through historic photographs, text, and personal memorabilia.
- Her Maine Roots and Patriot Ancestry
- Mount Holyoke: Her Activist Roots
- From Triangle Fire to New Deal
- Confronting the Truth: An Unemployment Crisis
- America Before the New Deal
- The New Deal; Secretary of Labor 1933-45
- Social Security: Her Greatest Achievement
- 1945 and Beyond: A Proud Legacy
- The exhibit space also includes a small library with Frances Perkins Center publications and related works of interest, with some available for purchase.