Big Queer Historical Bar Tour: Fifty-Three Years of LGBTQ+ Bars in Portland, Maine
Saturday, October 15 (Rain date: Oct. 22)
$25 per person; Advanced Registration Required
Join the LGBTQ+ Collection of the Jean Byers Sampson Center for a historical walking tour of Portland's LGBTQ+ bars. The tour will take you to seven locations that were the site of seventeen LGBTQ+ bars, past and present, in Portland. We’ll be talking about the history, and importance of these spaces in the LGBTQ+ community and how they changed over time in Portland.
Tour guide Megan MacGregor is the Instruction & Outreach Librarian at USM and a member of the LGBTQ+ Collection Advisory Committee.
2 mile walking tour meets outside of Equality Community Center, 15 Casco Street, Portland, Maine.
approximately 2 hours
Questions or More Information?
If you have questions about disability access or need to request disability accommodations (e.g. sign language interpreters, materials in electronic format, etc.), please contact Megan MacGregor at Megan.Mac@maine.edu. Requests should be made as soon as possible to allow sufficient time for the accommodation process.