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Talk by Kevin Johnson on historic photos of Hancock County – and Baked Bean Supper!

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Jan. 21, 2014, at 1:33 p.m.
Thursday, January 23, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at MDI High School. For more information go to The Mount Desert Island Historical Society. The Society is hosting is hosting Penobscot Marine Museum’s exhibit “Hancock County through Eastern’s Eye,” which will be on display at the Sound School House, 373 Sound …

Hancock County through Eastern’s Eye

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Jan. 08, 2014, at 1:10 p.m.
The Mount Desert Island Historical Society will host a Penobscot Marine Museum exhibit called “Hancock County through Eastern’s Eye,” a selection of postcard images from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. collection. The exhibit features late 19th and early 20th-century photographs of towns and villages in Hancock County, Maine. Captions …

Hancock County through Eastern’s Eye

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Jan. 08, 2014, at 1:06 p.m.
The Mount Desert Island Historical Society will host a Penobscot Marine Museum exhibit called “Hancock County through Eastern’s Eye,” a selection of postcard images from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. collection. The exhibit features late 19th and early 20th-century photographs of towns and villages in Hancock County, Maine. Captions …
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Hancock County through Eastern’s Eye

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Jan. 08, 2014, at 12:55 p.m.
The Mount Desert Island Historical Society will host a Penobscot Marine Museum exhibit called “Hancock County through Eastern’s Eye,” a selection of postcard images from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. collection. The exhibit features late 19th and early 20th-century photographs of towns and villages in Hancock County, Maine. Captions …
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Hancock County through Eastern’s Eye

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Jan. 08, 2014, at 12:50 p.m.
The Mount Desert Island Historical Society will host a Penobscot Marine Museum exhibit called “Hancock County through Eastern’s Eye,” a selection of postcard images from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. collection. The exhibit features late 19th and early 20th-century photographs of towns and villages in Hancock County, Maine. Captions …

Rug Hooker for Jamie Wyeth to Give Demonstration at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Jan. 02, 2014, at 12:49 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 11 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum Gallery, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: Kathy Goldner; 2075482529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org On Saturday, January 18, from 11:00 am to 1:00pm Stacey Van Dyne will give a rug hooking demonstration at Penobscot Marine Museum’s Main …
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Rug-hooking Demonstration

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Dec. 18, 2013, at 12:47 p.m.
Saturday, December 21: Rug-hooking demonstration with Sarah Nickerson, 11:00 am to 1:00pm. Sarah Nickerson comes from a family of talented rug hookers, and hooks her rugs in Searsport. Penobscot Marine Museum Main St. Gallery, 40 E. Main St., Searsport.
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Learn to Knit a Sock with a Master Knitter!

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Dec. 10, 2013, at 11:27 a.m.
As part of their winter exhibit Underfoot: Footwear, Hooked Rugs, In the Cellar and Below Decks, Penobscot Marine Museum is hosting a sock-making workshop with master knitter Lisa-Marie Haugmoen on Saturday, December 14, from 9:00 am to noon. Lisa-Marie Haugmoen is an expert knitter and is currently working on designs …
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Historic Photography Sale at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Dec. 03, 2013, at 4:16 p.m.
SEARSPORT, ME, December 3, 2013 – Penobscot Marine Museum offers over 60,000 historic photographs of Maine and New England online, and has announced a 20% off sale on any photograph ordered between now and December 31, 2013. “You can find historic photographs of your house, your town, or your grandfather’s …
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Historic Photos Taken by Steamboat Captain Now Available to Public

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Dec. 03, 2013, at 1:49 p.m.
PENOBSCOT MARINE MUSEUM — In the 1890’s, Kennebec River steamboat captain James E. Perkins taught himself to take photographs with a 4”x 5” view camera using glass plate negatives. He often set up his tripod and large wooden camera with its squeeze-bulb activated shutter on the deck of his steamboat. …
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Historic Photos Taken by Steamboat Captain Now Available to Public

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Dec. 03, 2013, at 1:14 p.m.
PENOBSCOT MARINE MUSEUM — In the 1890’s, Kennebec River steamboat captain James E. Perkins taught himself to take photographs with a 4”x 5” view camera using glass plate negatives. He often set up his tripod and large wooden camera with its squeeze-bulb activated shutter on the deck of his steamboat. …
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Holiday Party and Underfoot Opening at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Nov. 19, 2013, at 12:54 p.m.
Penobscot Marine Museum’s winter exhibit Underfoot: Footwear, Hooked Rugs, In the Cellar and Below Decks opens on Friday, December 6th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm with a holiday party including Christmas gingerbread houses, a book signing with five Maine authors, and the town of Searsport’s Holiday Tree Lighting. The …
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Christmas Gingerbread Houses Wanted!

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Nov. 15, 2013, at 2:25 p.m.
SEARSPORT, Maine — Penobscot Marine Museum is looking for gingerbread houses for Gingerbread Christmas By the Sea, their annual gingerbread house competition. Children and adults can bring their creations to the Museum Shop and Framer at 40 East Main Street, Searsport by Thursday, December 5th. The public is invited to …

Penobscot Marine Museum’s Photo Archivist to Talk in Penobscot

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Oct. 17, 2013, at 10:20 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 7 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Penobscot Town Hall, 1 Union, St. Searsport, ME 04974, Searsport, Maine For more information: Kathy Goldner; (207) 548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Penobscot Marine Museum’s photo archivist Kevin Johnson, will present a slide show and talk “Penobscot: The Postcard View, Selections from the …
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Fish, Wind and Tide: Maine’s Future Resources?

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Oct. 14, 2013, at 3:55 p.m.
For generations the resources of fish, wind and tide played key roles in Mainers’ lives. The Industrial and Technological Revolutions dramatically changed our use of these resources. What is the current state of our fisheries? Is there a new vision for Maine’s working waterfront? Can Maine lead the way in …

Fish, Wind and Tide: Maine’s Future Resources?

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Oct. 14, 2013, at 3:52 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 8:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Location: The Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Street, Belfast, ME For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org For generations the resources of fish, wind and tide played key roles in Mainers’ lives. The Industrial and Technological Revolutions dramatically changed our use of these resources. …
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Art du jour

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Oct. 11, 2013, at 10:35 a.m.
Join the Penobscot Marine Museum on Saturday, October 12 for Art du jour. Watch artisit create in the museum area and in downtown Searsport from 10:00am – 3:00pm. Then come bid on their works in a silent auction at the Tent next to the Fowler True Ross House, on Church …

Art du jour

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Oct. 11, 2013, at 10:34 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 10 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, Church Street, Searsport, ME For more information: 207-548-0334; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Join the Penobscot Marine Museum on Saturday, October 12 for Art du jour. Watch artisit create in the museum area and in downtown Searsport from 10:00am – 3:00pm. …
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“How To Keep Warm and Stay Green”

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Oct. 02, 2013, at 1:52 p.m.
Thursday, October 3, 7:00 pm Thursday Night Lecture Series “How To Keep Warm and Stay Green”, a talk (rescheduled from the winter) by Matthew O’Malia, architect and partner of GO Logic. G O Logic designed the Belfast Area Co-housing Community and TerraHaus, a dormitory at Unity College. Their many awards …

“How To Keep Warm and Stay Green”

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Oct. 02, 2013, at 1:51 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 7 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 11 Church Street, Searsport, ME For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Thursday, October 3, 7:00 pm Thursday Night Lecture Series “How To Keep Warm and Stay Green”, a talk (rescheduled from the winter) by Matthew O’Malia, architect and …
 
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