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PMM Framer Lin Calista and George Kepler

Have Your Tintype Taken Again!

By Kevin Johnson on Aug. 18, 2015, at 9:35 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, Rt. 1, Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org/ Searsport, Maine, August 7, 2015 – The tintype photography booth at Penobscot Marine Museum was so popular in July that the museum has arranged for the booth to …
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Snowshoes, photograph

Marine museum to screen film that shows northern Maine as it was 100 years ago

By Kevin Johnson on Aug. 11, 2015, at 11:26 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: First Congregational Church Vestry, 8 Church Street, Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-0334; penobscotmarinemuseum.org/ SEARSPORT | Isaac Walton Simpson was born in 1874 in Amity near the Canadian border. To support his family of 13 children he worked as …
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3-D Views of New England Explored

By Kevin Johnson on July 24, 2015, at 2:56 p.m.
Thursday, July 30, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, Rt. 1, Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org/ Searsport, Maine, July 16, 2015 – Stereoviews took the world by storm and were the most popular form of photography from the 1860’s through the 1920’s. In his …
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Have Your Tintype Taken at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Kevin Johnson on July 24, 2015, at 2:25 p.m.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, Rt. 1, Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org/ Searsport, Maine, July 17, 2015 – Tintypes were popular in the 1860’s and 1870’s and many of the photographs taken during the Civil War were tintypes. They are …

Washington County Historic Photo Slide Show in Whiting on Saturday

By Kevin Johnson on Sept. 27, 2013, at 1:18 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Whiting Community Building, Rt. 1, Whiting, Maine For more information: Kevin Johnson; 207-548-2529 ext. 210; PenobscotMarineMuseum.org In conjunction with the Washington County Exhibit opening in Lubec this weekend, Kevin Johnson, curator and photo archivist for the collection, will give an …
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Washington County Exhibit Heads Downeast

By Kevin Johnson on Sept. 27, 2013, at 1:13 p.m.
The Lubec Memorial Library is the next stop for the “Washington County Through Eastern’s Eye” which is drawn from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company collection. Eastern Illustrating made real photo postcards using glass plate negatives shot from 1909 through the 1950s. The exhibit, a collaboration between the Penobscot Marine …

Antique Postcard and Paper Show at Searsport Town Hall This Saturday!

By Kevin Johnson on June 28, 2013, at 12:03 p.m.
Saturday, June 29, 2013 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Location: Searsport Town Hall, 1 Union St., Searsport, Maine For more information: Kevin Johnson; 207-548-2529 ext. 210; PenobscotMarineMuseum.org A show featuring antique postcards and paper collectibles will be held on Saturday, June 29th from 8:30 – 3:30 at Union Hall (Town …
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Antique Postcard and Paper Show at Searsport Town Hall This Saturday!

By Kevin Johnson on June 21, 2013, at 1:55 p.m.
A show featuring antique postcards and paper collectibles will be held on Saturday, June 29th from 8:30 – 3:30 at Union Hall (Town Hall), 1 Union Street in Searsport. The Maine 2013 Antique Paper Shows: Postcards & Paper Collectibles will feature over more than a dozen exhibitors and vendors, thousands …
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Main St. Machias, Circa 1920 from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. Collection; Penobscot Marine Museum

Washington County Historic Photo Exhibit Opens at UMM Powers Hall

By Kevin Johnson on May 31, 2013, at 1:12 p.m.
The University of Maine in Machias Art gallery in Powers Hall will host an exhibit of historic Washington County photographs from the Penobscot Marine Museum’s collection opening June 3rd. “Washington County Through Eastern’s Eye” is drawn from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company collection, based on glass plate negatives shot …
Main St. Machias; Circa 1920 from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. Collection, Penobscot Marine Museum

Washington County Historic Photo Exhibit Opens at UMM Powers Hall

By Kevin Johnson on May 31, 2013, at 1:06 p.m.
The University of Maine in Machias Art gallery in Powers Hall will host an exhibit of historic Washington County photographs from the Penobscot Marine Museum’s collection opening June 3rd. “Washington County Through Eastern’s Eye” is drawn from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company collection, based on glass plate negatives shot …

Historic photo exhibit arrives in Friendship

By Kevin Johnson on May 06, 2013, at 12:12 p.m.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 6:08 p.m. to 6:08 p.m. Location: Friendship Town Office, 6 Harbor Rd., Friendship, Maine For more information: Kevin Johnson; 207-548-2529 ext. 210; PenobscotMarineMuseum.org FRIENDSHIP — Penobscot Marine Museum’s county-wide traveling exhibit of historic photographs, “Knox County Through Eastern’s Eye,” has moved from the Vose Library in …