My blog has been changed to make it more appealing for those who have New England ancestors and want to see the area through photos. Things I’ll include are typical white New England churches, libraries showing their genealogical collection, historical societies, cemeteries, war memorials, in general, anything to do with history.

For four years I’ve blogged mostly about my personal genealogy in New England (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire), New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, and the Eastern Townships of Quebec, Canada. I still will, can’t forget my own roots.

Please check out the labels on the right side for articles. The header tabs at the top are a work in progress.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Kennebuck Free Library, Kennebuck, Maine (History and Genealogy Section)

Kennebuck, Maine
I have never been in this library, and didn't even know where it was, but my husband knew exactly where, it wasn't too far from the Wedding Cake House, which he wanted to see for the 100th time (see photo below). The entrance (below) was in the new addition to the library, but the rest of my photos show the older section.

Pretty good selection of genealogy and history books. A librarian showed me around and gave me some history. The skylight had to be covered during World War II and now has a beautiful ceiling light providing a bit of sparkle and light. The library lights the fireplace twice a week...maybe a tradition of some kind.