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Charles Galley remembers when his family got their very first telephone — a black Western Electric 500 rotary dial model — at their Winkumpaugh Road […]

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Each of the restored steam, gas and electric cars from the late 1800s through 1920s, on display at the Seal Cove Auto Museum, look ready to roll out for a Sunday drive.

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Newspaper clippings. Radio equipment. Engraved dishware. Sailors’ caps. If it pertains to the history of Bar Harbor, there’s a good chance that Debbie Dyer has […]

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Swinging up the tree-lined avenue leading to the Black House, the sight of the Federal-style brick mansion and its white columns brings to mind Scarlett […]

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Woodlawn offers the traditional afternoon tea on Wednesdays as part of its Tea Time Tours.

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The Curran Homestead Village at Fields Pond was abuzz with the sounds of iron-casting and blacksmithing one recent Saturday. A silent film festival, going on […]

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The McCurdy Smokehouse is now a museum dedicated to the history of the industry in Lubec. Throughout the 19th and into the mid-20th century, the smoked herring business boomed.

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This spring, the Seal Cove Auto Museum brought home a first place award from the National Association of Automobile Museums (NAAM) for its 2016 exhibit “Auto Wars: Then & Now.”

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The Mount Desert Oceanarium, which highlights coastal marine life and habitat, is like a combined science class and petting zoo.

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Opened in 1981, the Wendell Gilley Museum was created to celebrate the work of Gilley (1904-1983), who is regarded as a pioneer in the field of decorative bird carving.

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When the “phone phreaks” of the mid-20th century hacked into phones, it was the start of an arms race in network security between hackers and programmers that continues with the firewalls and malware of today.

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American history fans need look no further than Ellsworth’s Woodlawn Museum to get their fix.

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Bar Harbor’s Abbe Museum is dedicated to telling the story of the Wabanaki people, the original inhabitants of New England and southeastern Canada.

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With Prius hybrids dotting the highways and the auto industry grappling with the push toward cleaner vehicles, it may come as a surprise to know […]

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In the early 1900s, a battle erupted when the first cars began negotiating the roads of Mount Desert Island. Some saw these “devil carts” as […]

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