Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society (DFHS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to collecting and preserving information and artifacts relating to the history and culture of the towns of Dover and Foxcroft.  Our collection of archives and artifacts, totaling over 25,000 items, is available for research and enjoyment.

Press Release –

“The Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society invites you to attend the renewal of marriage vows between Miss Dover and Mr. Foxcroft.  The re-enactment of the original ceremony held 100 years ago will occur on Saturday, September 3 at 3 pm at Central Hall.  Officiating will be the Hon. Kevin Stitham, bride is Lorene (Annis) Patterson, groom is Irving Patterson.

Linda (Clark) Howard is Matron of Honor and bridesmaid is Jane (Hayes) Stitham.  Best Man is Dennis Lyford and groomsman is Carlson Williams.  Music will be  provided by Jayne Sharrow.  A reception will follow. All are welcome.”

View Ceremony of Anniversary of the Union of Dover and Foxcroft

Re-enactment of the 1922 Marriage of Dover and Foxcroft. September 3, 2022 in Central Hall, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. Organized by the Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society, Hon. Kevin L. Stitham, Lorene (Annis) Patterson and Irving Patterson (bride and Groom) Linda (Clark) Howard (Matron of Honor), Jane (Hayes) Stitham (bridesmaid), Dennis Lyford (Best Man), Carlson Williams (groomsman), James Annis (tather of the bride), Jayne Sharrow (pianist) Mary Annis (President of historical society), Irene Thomas and Carolyn Williams – refreshments.




Press Release –

“The Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society will meet at Central Hall on Wednesday,

September 7 at 7:00 pm.  The speaker for the evening will be David Slagger who will share with us his Native American heritage.  He will talk of foods, use of skins and feathers and how they are honored, life in villages and the meaning of place names.  We hope you can join us  – all are welcome.”

Our walking tour of “Main Street, Then and Now” has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 17th.  We will meet at 1:00 in front of Webber Hardware for a leisurely walk along Main Street.  In about 90 minutes we will visit with about 85 properties, as they were then and now.  Along the way we’ll meet with their owners and others who made this town what it is.   For more information contact Chris at any time (chrism2666@gmail.com)

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We are always available for research.  We are happy to share information on any items in our collection.  Contact us for more information