BRUNSWICK — Chris Gutscher, author of “J.C. Humphreys and his Merrymeeting Bay Shipyard,” will lead Pejepscot Historical Society’s walking tour of the John C. Humphreys shipyard on Sunday at 1 p.m.

The tour will begin at the Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum at 226 Maine St. Visitors are asked to bring water, bug spray, and sturdy footwear (such as boots).

Operated by a prominent Brunswick resident who was everything from a mustard entrepreneur to a politician, the Merrymeeting Bay shipyard launched six ships from 1848 to 1864.

The tour is limited to 20 participants and pre-registration is required. Admission is $2 per person and free for PHS members.

For more information or to register, call 729-6606.



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