Articles by Penobscot Marine Museum

 
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Sardine Carrier Jacob Pike at Dix Island Weir, Photo by Kosti Ruohomaa, Maine Sardine Council Collection

When Maine Built Draggers, Carriers and Smacks at Penobscot Marine Museum’s Maine Boatbuilders Forum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 29, 2014, at 1:22 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Join maritime historians Maynard Bray, Michael Crowley, and David Andrews on Thursday, August 7th at 7:00 pm at Penobscot Marine Museum to discuss the heyday of …
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Round the World, Takashi Sails Home by Lucinda Hathaway

Make a Watercolor Travel Journal at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 29, 2014, at 1:13 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Bring your children and join author Lucinda Hathaway for a fun filled afternoon of high seas adventure and travel-inspired art on Friday, August 8th at 1:00 …
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fishnetting bag by Stephanie Crossman

Traditional Knotted Netting Demonstrated at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 29, 2014, at 1:10 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Knotted netting, or fishnetting, is one of the oldest human crafts, and is still used in Third World countries to make fishing nets, hammocks and bags. …
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Children’s Program on Herring Fishing at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 29, 2014, at 1:07 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Make your own fishing weir! The Herring Are In!, a hands-on program about herring fishing with author and teacher Mayra Donnell will engage children in play …
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Children’s Activities at Penobscot Marine Museum Week of July 27-August 2

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 29, 2014, at 1:04 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 11:00 to noon Children’s Program: Build a Wind Platform A hands-on program with an educator from the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center. Learn to design, build, implement and test wind power technology components similar to those being used in an extensive UMaine research program …
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The Little Fisherman

Children’s Activities at Penobscot Marine Museum Week of July 20 to July 26

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 21, 2014, at 10:53 a.m.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.Friday, July 25, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Wednesday, July 23, 11:00 to noon Children’s Program: The Mighty Cod A hands-on program with Mayra Donnell. Uncover …
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Quilts of Gee’s Bend at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 18, 2014, at 1:07 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Join Penobscot Marine Museum on Saturday, August 2nd from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for the opening of the exhibit “Do It Your Way”: Gee’s Bend …
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Mark Dittrick

The Gulf of Maine – It’s a Habitat First at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 18, 2014, at 1 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org The Gulf of Maine is an important fish and mammal habitat. On Thursday, July 31st at 7:00 pm Mark Dittrick will discuss the Gulf of Maine …
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Build a Wind Platform at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 18, 2014, at 12:56 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Learn with your child all about the leading edge wind power technology being developed at University of Maine in Orono. On Wednesday, July 30th from 11:00 …
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Broken Shell Form #1

Meet Artist Eric Hopkins at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 17, 2014, at 1:52 p.m.
Friday, July 25, 2014 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 11 Church St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Meet Maine artist Eric Hopkins, and see Eric Hopkins: Shells – Fish – Shellfish, a major retrospective of his work, on Friday, July 25, from 5:00 pm …
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Children’s Activities at Penobscot Marine Museum Week of July 13 to July 19

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 15, 2014, at 11:24 a.m.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.Friday, July 18, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Wednesday, July 16, 11:00 am to noon Children’s Program: Making Candles A 19th century craft program with Alice …
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Workshop for teachers & local history enthusiasts sponsored by the Massachusetts Historical Society and Penobscot Marine Museum: Old Towns/New Country: The First Years of a New Nation

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 15, 2014, at 10:18 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 5 Church St., Searsport, Maine For more information: (617) 646-0557 Wednesday, August 6 and Thursday, August 7, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm This two-day workshop will explore how to …
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Sacred Cod #1, by Eric Hopkins

Artist’s Reception for Eric Hopkins Exhibit Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 11, 2014, at 1:59 p.m.
Friday, July 25, 2014 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 11 Church St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Meet artist Eric Hopkins, and see Shells, Fish & Shellfish, a major retrospective of his work, on Friday, July 25, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm in …
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Sea of Liberty

Sea of Liberty Book Signing at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 10, 2014, at 4:20 p.m.
Saturday, July 26, 2014 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-0334; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Award-winning Lewiston Sun Journal journalist Kevin Mills brings Maine’s and his family’s history to life in Sea of Liberty, the last book in a trilogy based …
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About Ship Modeling with BlueJacket Shipcrafters’ owner Nic Damuck

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 09, 2014, at 3:36 p.m.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org The fascinating world of exquisite wooden ship models, which has devotees around the world, will be explained on Tuesday, July 15, at 7:00 pm at Penobscot …
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Marilyn’s Jam Session jams

Historic Catsup at Searsport Farmers’ Market

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 09, 2014, at 3:33 p.m.
Marilyn Cleveland, owner of Marilyn’s Jam Session, recently unearthed a century old recipe from her great Aunt Florence for Grape Catsup, which Aunt Florence made on her farm in New Gloucester, Maine in the early 20th century. Before the advent of Tomato Ketchup, many farmers’ wives made a spiced catsup …
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Main St., Fort Fairfield, ME

Franklin: A Postcard View

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 07, 2014, at 12:09 p.m.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Franklin Historical Society, 249 Hog Bay Rd., Franklin, ME For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Wednesday, July 9, 7:00 pm Historic Photography Lecture Series Franklin: A Postcard View with PMM Photo Archivist Matthew Wheeler. Franklin Historical Society, 249 Hog Bay Road, …
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This Week’s Children’s Programs at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 07, 2014, at 12:04 p.m.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.Friday, July 11, 2014 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Wednesday, July 9 at 11:00am The Mighty Cod:A hands-on program with Mayra Donnell. Uncover the secrets of cod, …
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Linda Greenlaw

Go Lobstering with Linda Greenlaw

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 07, 2014, at 11:57 a.m.
A lobstering trip with Linda Greenlaw is one of the many exciting items in the Penobscot Marine Museum fundraising Gala & Auction at Point Lookout in Northport, Maine on July 19th. You can also bid on a chance to spend a day on Penobscot Bay with Hamilton Marine owner Wayne …
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Maine Port Pilots Remember Capt. Bill Abbott at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 07, 2014, at 11:54 a.m.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Thursday, July 10, at 7:00 pm at the monthly Maine Boatbuilding Forum, Maine’s port pilots will gather to share their memories and honor the legacy of …
 
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