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May 2021

Kate McBrien presents Malaga Island, Fragmented Lives

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kate McBrien - Malaga Island

This 40-minute presentation and discussion explores the true history of the community who lived on Malaga Island, off the coast of Phippsburg, Maine, in the late 1800s. The program examines the individuals who were part of this community and the state’s actions to evict them from their homes through the complex history of racism and eugenics in Maine. Kate McBrien currently serves as Maine State Archivist. As curator of the award-winning exhibition “Malaga Island, Fragmented Lives”, Kate is also an historian for…

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