KCC Lecture Series 3-25-2015 The Fraternities of Old Kittery


KCC Lecture Series:  Fraternally Yours

March 25, 2015 – 7pm – FREE

Since 1873, Kittery has had a number of fraternities. This presentation covers the rich and sometimes controversial history of these groups. Learn about the Odd Fellows, Masons, Knights of Pythias, Improved Order of Red Men, KKK, and the Knights of Columbus. Researched from fraternal books, newspaper articles, Maine historical archives and Rice library sources; it is a collage of pictures, names and events from the 1870’s to present day.

Donald G. Hands is a member of the Kittery Historical & Naval Society and the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Historical Foundation. He has a Master’s degree in Organizational Development and applies his knowledge and skills to this entertaining and informative presentation.   He lives in Kittery with his wife; Susan, their three cats and a dog.