Celebrating the Presumpscot River: Past, Present & Future
Join Friends of the Presumpscot River for a special event to honor our river’s natural heritage, commemorate historic & current efforts to protect it, and support its ongoing restoration.
Chief Polin Memorial celebration Gathering at The Farm at Conant Homestead, on a section of Portland Trails looking east toward the Presumpscot River, the Friends will unveil the plaque additions to the memorial to Chief Polin. The Wabanaki Sagamore led the first documented dam protest in New England during the mid-1700s, advocating for fish passage to protect a vital food source for his people of the “dawn-land.”
6:30 p.m., Three-Sisters Harvest Dinner & Friends of the Presumpscot River's 26th Anniversary Celebration
Gather together and enjoy good food, drink and conversation, as well as warm hospitality! Suggested donation of $50.00 per person to help support Friends of the Presumpscot River’s continued efforts to restore fish passage, improve water quality and bring back the natural character of our river.