July 13-22, 2018: Old Home Week
The Town of Orrington turns 230 years old on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. To celebrate the special occasion, Orrington will host a 10-day town-wide Old Home Week festival from July 13 through July 22, 2018.
Old Home Week’s mission is to celebrate Orrington’s rich past, vibrant present and bright future with residents, former Orringtonians, friends and neighbors. It will showcase the best of Orrington: their 230-year history, distinct villages, beautiful natural resources, excellent schools, numerous businesses, churches and organizations and the friendly people.
View the schedule of events here.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
The next Orrington Historical Society meeting is Tuesday, July 17th at 6:30 pm with refreshments before and after the meeting. We will give a program featuring the Hincks Family of Orrington and Bucksport. An important Hincks figure is Brigadier General Edward W. Hincks who was left for dead on the battle field at Antietam but days later was rescued.
Meetings are held at the Grange Hall at the corner of Center Drive and Dow Road. Drop by to see how you can get involved!