Charles Galley remembers when his family got their very first telephone — a black Western Electric 500 rotary dial model — at their Winkumpaugh Road […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Woodlawn offers the traditional afternoon tea on Wednesdays as part of its Tea Time Tours.
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 […]
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.
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.”
The Mount Desert Oceanarium, which highlights coastal marine life and habitat, is like a combined science class and petting zoo.
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.
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.
American history fans need look no further than Ellsworth’s Woodlawn Museum to get their fix.
Bar Harbor’s Abbe Museum is dedicated to telling the story of the Wabanaki people, the original inhabitants of New England and southeastern Canada.
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 […]
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 […]