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The Tale of Nelly Butler Comes Full Circle

The Tale of Nelly Butler Comes Full Circle

A bit of Sullivan history comes to life through documents, descendants, and the vivid imagination of an author! While the Nelly Butler hauntings took place over 200 years ago, their connection to present day is still strong. WABI 5 News came down to investigate, with author Michelle Shores, Selectman Reg Bud Means, and Sullivan-Sorrento...

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Flagpole and Flag Donated in Honor of Barbara and Bob Potter

Flagpole and Flag Donated in Honor of Barbara and Bob Potter

On Sunday, August 20, 2023, a new flagpole was raised at the RSU 24 District Services Facility on US Route 1 in Sullivan. Friends and family donated the pole and flag in honor of Mrs. Barbara Potter, longtime Sullivan resident and her late husband, Robert “Bob” Potter. Life members of S-SHS, Barbara and Bob contributed much to the...

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Archives and Museum Opening July 13! – Summer 2021 Update

Archives and Museum Opening July 13! – Summer 2021 Update

We are pleased to announce that the archives and museum will be re-opening in July for Tuesday afternoons (1-3 p.m.), and we will be hosting the following programs this summer. Thank you to all who joined us on Zoom these past months. We hosted four History Hour programs with over 140 attendees. You can view the recordings for the first...

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