The Lincoln County Historical Association will launch its 2019 Winter Lecture Series at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3, in the Communications (“911”) Building behind the Lincoln County Court House in Wiscasset. Artist and photographer Doreen Conboy will give a visual tour of decorative wall treatments such as stenciling, mural painting, trompe l’oeil and grain painting used in early 19th century Maine. Ms. Conboy’s presentation highlights her 18 years of research and photography on the subject.
Ms. Conboy earned a degree in art from the University of Southern Maine. Since 1984 she has done custom restoration paintwork at many sites, including National Historic Register homes and Historic New England properties. She has been a member of the Painters Guild, the Historical Society of Early American Decoration ( HSEAD ) and is currently the archivist/historian for the town of Alna.
The Lincoln County Historical Association is a non-profit organization providing stewardship for the 1754 Chapman-Hall House in Damariscotta, the 1761 Pownalborough Court House in Dresden, and the 1811 Old Jail and Museum in Wiscasset. For more information, visit our website at www.lincolncountyhistory.org or on Facebook at Lincoln County Historical Association Maine.
The public is encouraged to attend the Winter Series Lectures and enjoy their warm conviviality. Coffee and pastries will be served. Suggested donation is $5.