Category Archives: People

Local Yokels 2019

Alice in Timberland

A telling of good times and hard times in Surry, Maine during the years 1944, 1945 and 1946, as recorded by a woman who was actively involved in the affairs of the town. Presented by people who worked or socialized with her.

Speaker: Ray McDonald on “Matthew Patten – Early Surry Settler”

  The Story of Captain Matthew Patten of Surry, Maine By Patrick McDonald   Captain Matthew Patten occupies an important and lasting place in the history of Surry, and in the settlement of the entire area of Downeast Maine once called ‘The Union River Settlement’ — which was comprised of present-day Ellsworth, Trenton, Surry and […]