The Palermo Historical Society was founded in 1994 with a mission to preserve, record and disseminate the community history, enhance the sense of our culture and build on our reputation as a caring, help-thy-neighbor community.
The Palermo Historical Society meets at 7 p.m., on the 4th
Tuesday of every month, at the Worthing House, 54 North Palermo
Road, across the street from the Palermo Town office. We would like to have you attend a meeting so that
you can learn firsthand what we are about.
The meetings are held from March through November. There is no regular meeting of the Society in December, January or February.
The next meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the Historical Society.
Steven Haynes, founder and curator of the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society museum, will speak at the September 27 meeting. A brief business meeting begins at 7 pm followed by the presentation. The presentation will explore the history and products of a number of historic New England granite quarries. All are welcome for this free presentation which will be held at the Worthing House, 54 No Palermo Road. in Palermo—across from the town office.
The Worthing House is open
by appointment (please
call 993-2455). We especially welcome school and
This book updates the 1976 edition of the History, covering the settling, and organization of the town, its schools and churches, military involement and other aspects of town life from the early settlement to the end of the nineteenth century.
Palermo Historical Society
P O Box 13
Palermo, ME 04354