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The Brick Podcast

History Podcasts

Focusing on the history, art and culture of Kennebunk, Maine, and our surrounding communities.

Focusing on the history, art and culture of Kennebunk, Maine, and our surrounding communities.

Location:

United States

Description:

Focusing on the history, art and culture of Kennebunk, Maine, and our surrounding communities.

Language:

English

Contact:

207-985-4802


Episodes

The Brick Podcast | October 2020

10/28/2020
The Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk has celebrated local history, art and culture since 1936. The Brick features oral histories, artifact spotlights, and more to help our community discover stories that we all share. This episode, we explore fire history, recognizing the anniversary of the worst wildfire in state history in October 1947. Hear spotlights on one woman's memories as a child during the fire; memories of the 1947 fire from Museum founder Edith Barry; and a Citizen Spotlight with...

Duration:01:24:46

The Brick Podcast | September 2020

9/4/2020
The Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk has celebrated local history, art and culture since 1936. The Brick features oral histories, artifact spotlights, and more to help our community discover stories that we all share. This time, we explore reading recommendations; hear from Museum staff on the importance of volunteers; listen to an 1875 diary on tuberculosis; and hear from local resident Steve Adams about growing up in the Vietnam era.

Duration:02:30:16

The Brick Podcast | July 2020

7/27/2020
The Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk has celebrated local history, art and culture since 1936. The Brick features oral histories, artifact spotlights, and more to help our community discover stories that we all share. This time, we explore baseball history and Maine elections; plus, a special interview with local woman Diana Abbott, diagnosed with polio in 1955.

Duration:01:20:51

The Brick Podcast | May 2020

5/15/2020
The Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk has celebrated local history, art and culture since 1936. The Brick features oral histories, artifact spotlights, and more to help our community discover stories that we all share. In this episode, hear about the Bicentennial Distance Challenge for 2020; explore how emotions are shared through history; discover the story of two Civil War soldiers; and hear Part II of a two-part oral history with World War II veteran James Pastorelli of Kennebunk.

Duration:01:21:59

The Brick Podcast | Special Edition: Pandemic History

3/15/2020
The Brick Store Museum released a special edition of our monthly podcast "The Brick," to out the COVID-19 pandemic in context with other historic pandemics in New England and southern Maine.

Duration:00:27:12

The Brick Podcast | Episode 2

3/5/2020
The Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk has celebrated local history, art and culture since 1936. The Brick features oral histories, artifact spotlights, and more to help our community discover stories that we all share. In this episode, hear about new exhibitions; upcoming programs; discover our "Kennebunk Voices" series; learn about special Bicentennial Plans from the Museum and the Town; and hear Part I of a two-part oral history with World War II veteran James Pastorelli of Kennebunk.

Duration:00:59:49

The Brick Podcast | January 2020

1/29/2020
The Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk has celebrated local history, art and culture since 1936. The Brick features oral histories, artifact spotlights, and more to help our community discover stories that we all share. In this episode, E.D. Cynthia Walker discusses the reason behind our new podcast; plus, our Citizen Spotlight guest is Elizabeth Grant, resident of Kennebunkport, who talks about her own personal history and public work as a Washington, DC, lawyer and judge.

Duration:00:54:00