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 […]
It was Daniel Webster who wrote that men “hang out signs indicative of their respective trades” — shoemakers a giant shoe, jewelers a monster watch […]
It takes a village to raise a child, a popular saying goes. For the Islesford Historical Museum, it took a village to raise its latest […]
If you look closely at the side of the 1911 American Victoria Underslung displayed at the Seal Cove Auto Museum, you’ll see “Captain Ginger” written […]
A history of Mount Desert Island’s schools and the long-lost Mount Desert village of Sound are the focus of a new permanent exhibit at the […]
In the beginning, all the humans and animals of Earth could converse with one another. They lived in peace. Each of the animals taught the […]
When passing through the glass doors of the large gray and red brick edifice, one might pause at the sight of the words “Too Much […]
Sandwiched between pictures of his six kids and nine grandkids, Don Goss of Orrington keeps a photo of another family member: his 1932 Ford Model […]
“The trick of it is, if the string isn’t tight…” museum staff member Chad Perkins begins, holding one of the two tin cans that have […]
It is often said that it takes a village to raise a child. For the town of Searsport, located about 45 minutes west of Ellsworth, […]
Eastport is quiet in the morning. Two visitors stroll up and down the sidewalk along the coast, looking for a good spot to eat breakfast. […]
You don’t have to be a Mason to enjoy a visit to the museum and library at the Masonic Grand Lodge of Maine in Holden.
The Telephone Museum in Ellsworth is a cavernous space filled with more retro telecommunications technology than an early James Bond film.