Outdoor Lecture at Tate House - Photo Credit: Bill Hubbell

Summer Lecture Tate House

Tate House Museum is pleased to announce our third illustrated Outdoor Summer Lecture to be held on Wednesday, September 15 at 7:30pm on the beautiful lawn behind the Tate House.

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Tate House Museum
1267 Westbrook Street
Portland, Maine 04102 United States
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Tate House Museum
(207) 774-6177
Wednesday, September 15


Andrew Vietze is the bestselling author of more than a dozen books. He splits his time between the coast of Maine and the deep North Woods serving as a ranger for half the year at Baxter State Park. His books include bestseller “Boon Island” and “Becoming Teddy Roosevelt,” which won a silver Independent Publishers Book Award, was a finalist for the Book of the Year Award, and was honored by the Maine State Legislature. As a freelance journalist, Vietze has published in a number of online and print magazines and other publications. His talk will focus on his book “White Pine: American History and the Tree that Made a Nation” with a special focus on the mast trade in the Portland area that was central to the lives of the Tate family.

Tickets are $15 per person for the general public and $12 for Tate House Museum members. New
member sign-ups will receive a free “Tate Tote” bag as part of our promotional Summer Membership Drive. Tickets are available in advance at the Tate House Gift Shop during open hours (Thurs-Sat 10-4) or starting at 7:00 PM on the day of the lecture.

This is an outdoor lecture so please bring a lawn chair or blanket for open seating. The backyard can be cooler or breezy in the evenings so please plan accordingly.

For more information contact Director Holly K. Hurd, hkhurd@tatehouse.org or 207-774-6177

Rain date is Thursday, September 16.