The History of the Monastery


The Cumberland Public Library will host The History of the Monastery on


Saturday, March 21, 2009 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM.


David Balfour, a Cumberland resident, co-author of Cumberland by the Blackstone, and a local historian, will show slides and recount the history of the Monastery and the Cistercian monks who lived here from 1900 until the devastating fire of March 21, 1950.


The Monastery building now houses the Cumberland Public Library.


Registration assures you a seat: call (401) 333-2552, x 2.

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