Tag Archives: Southwest Harbor

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Under a cloudless sky, Mark Fletcher of Maine State Sea Kayak leads a dozen paddlers in yellow tandem kayaks from Pretty Marsh village’s Bartlett’s Landing boat launch site out into a saltwater channel.

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Steve Valleau came to the Wendell Gilley Museum in 1985 looking for a summer job and he hasn’t left since. Valleau is the museum’s carver-in-residence […]

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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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Here’s a riddle for you. What combines the healthy camaraderie of an organic farm on Maui, the housekeeping traditions of Mongolia’s nomads and the pine-scented, […]

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The Salty Dog Gallery in Southwest Harbor is more than a place to display and sell art. Owners Philip and Joan Steel have created a […]

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“Anybody want to drive the boat?” Captain Dan Lunt calls out to the passengers aboard the Elizabeth T. All’s quiet aboard the 21-passenger lobster boat […]

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You could tell the raccoons were coming when the sound of garbage cans clanging to the ground echoed through the night. So when Alice Kidd […]

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For more than 30 years, the Wendell Gilley Museum has been a community center that celebrates the life and work of master bird carver Wendell Gilley.

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