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Hutchins honored at Wilson Museum picnic

On Sunday, August 29, more than 200 friends of the Wilson Museum gathered on the lawn at the Perkins Street campus to fete retiring Executive Director Patricia “Patty” L. Hutchins. She has been a presence at the museum for nearly 50 years.

Legislative Commendation

Legislative Commendation

Sherm Hutchins, left, and Temple Blackwood present a Proclamation from Maine’s 130th Legislature, one of the many certificates and plaques Patty Hutchins received in recognition of her fifty years of outstanding service and accomplishment at the Wilson Museum.

Photo by Rosemary Wyman

Patty and Peter Vogell

Patty and Peter Vogell

Patty Hutchins receives the Castine town plaque from Castine Selectman Peter Vogell.

Photo by Rosemary Wyman

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Woodturning demonstration

Woodturning demonstration

Temple Blackwood demonstrates woodturning at the celebration honoring Patty Hutchins.

Photo by David Avery

Hot air pumping engine

Hot air pumping engine

Onlookers gather as Don Small explains the Rider-Ericsson hot air pumping engine at the Wilson Museum.

Photo by David Avery

Blacksmithing demonstration

Blacksmithing demonstration

Blacksmith Doug Wilson explains his craft at the Wilson Museum on Sunday, August 29.

Photo by David Avery

Patty and portrait

Patty and portrait

Patty Hutchins admires a photograph of herself making donuts over an open fire in the Perkins House kitchen. The photograph, created by Rosemary Wyman, will hang permanently in the Hutchins Education Center.

Photo by Rosemary Wyman

Patty making biscuits

Patty making biscuits

Patty Hutchins prepares some of her extra tasty biscuits for baking in the outdoor wood-fired oven while another golden-brown trayful of biscuits is ready to be served.

Photo by Rosemary Wyman

Jocelyn Willis-Julia Gray-Sherm Hutchins

Jocelyn Willis-Julia Gray-Sherm Hutchins

Staff member Jocelyn Willis observes as Sherm Hutchins describes the lay of the land to Wilson Museum’s incoming Executive Director Julia Gray at ‘Patty’s Picnic’ held Sunday, August 29.

Photo by Rosemary Wyman