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When Modernism Came to Maine

  • Holy Cross Church 124 Cottage Road South Portland, ME, 04106 United States (map)

Library Photo by Christopher Grasse, Courtesy of the South Portland Public Library
Slideshow images by Rachel Sieben Photography

Lecture and Reception with Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. 

Earle Shettleworth at Delano Park 2013.jpg

Learn about mid-century modern residential, religious, and civic architecture in this afternoon program and celebration.  Maine State Historian Earle Shettleworth will present an illustrated talk about Maine's mid-century modern domestic architecture at Holy Cross Church (1958). Afterwards, cross the street for a public reception to mark the 50th birthday of the South Portland Public Library (1967).

Registration and Admission fee required for 2:30 pm lecture at Holy Cross Church, 124 Cottage Road, South Portland.  Tickets are $15/ $12 for members,$20 at the door.

The 4 pm public reception at South Portland Public Library is free and open to everyone, 482 Broadway, South Portland.