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Summer Crafts and Children’s Programs at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on July 07, 2014, at 11:52 a.m.
Summer activities for children and adults begin this July at Penobscot Marine Museum. Wednesdays and Fridays are Children’s Program days, and Thursdays are Artisan Days, demonstrations of 19th century crafts. Artisan Days is a collaboration with Boothbay Railway Village in Boothbay, Maine, and is sponsored by the Knickerbocker Group of …
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High School, Sedgwick ME

Penobscot Marine Museum’s Hancock County Photography Exhibit Travels to Sedgwick

By Penobscot Marine Museum on June 25, 2014, at 2:42 p.m.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Sedgwick Town Meeting House, 574 North Sedgwick Rd., Sedgwick, Maine For more information: 207-359-8900; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Penobscot Marine Museum’s historic photography exhibit Hancock County Through Eastern’s Eye will be at the Sedgwick Town Meeting House, 574 North Sedgwick Rd., Sedgwick, from …
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Wind Power, Past, Present and Future with Steve Hallee

By Penobscot Marine Museum on June 25, 2014, at 1:55 p.m.
On Thursday, June 26, at 7:00 pm Steve Hallee will present Catching the Wind as part of Penobscot Marine Museum’s Thursday Night Lecture Series. Halle’s talk will range from the latest in offshore wind power technology, to the ways in which ancient peoples captured wind power not only for sailing …
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Fishing Weir Study IX Campobello

Historic Coastal Way of Life Documented in Photography Exhibit at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on June 25, 2014, at 1:39 p.m.
Lisa Tyson Ennis takes photographs the slow, old-fashioned way with medium and large format cameras, black and white film, and long exposures. She hand-prints her images one by one in a traditional wet dark room. The subjects that intrigue her are also old-fashioned and disappearing. Her exhibit at Penobscot Marine …
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Post Card Store in St. Stephen, N.B.

Maine 2014 Antique Paper Show: Postcards and Paper Collectibles

By Penobscot Marine Museum on June 25, 2014, at 1:36 p.m.
The Maine 2014 Antique Paper Show: Postcards and Paper Collectibles will be at the First Congregational Church Vestry, 8 Church Street, Searsport on Saturday, June 28, from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. This popular annual show includes thousands of vintage postcards, old maps, Penobscot Marine Museum historic photographs, sheet music, …
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Cooking with Fire by Paula Marcoux

Cooking with Fire at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on June 23, 2014, at 2:43 p.m.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 East Main St, Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org On Tuesday, July 1, at 7:00 pm, food historian and wood-fired oven builder Paula Marcoux will talk about her new book, Cooking With Fire: From Roasting …
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American Merchant Marine Veterans Oral History Project at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on June 20, 2014, at 10:17 a.m.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 11 Church St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 603-781-9848 Merchant mariners have contributed significantly to the security and prosperity of the nation. In order to record and preserve the stories of merchant mariners, Seamen’s Church Institute has …
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Post Card Store in St. Stephen, N.B.

Maine 2014 Antique Paper Show: Postcards and Paper Collectibles

By Penobscot Marine Museum on June 17, 2014, at 1:44 p.m.
Saturday, June 28, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org The Maine 2014 Antique Paper Show: Postcards and Paper Collectibles will be at the First Congregational Church Vestry, 8 Church Street, Searsport on Saturday, June 28, …
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Wind Power, Past, Present and Future with Steve Hallee

By Penobscot Marine Museum on June 17, 2014, at 12:57 p.m.
Thursday, June 26, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org On Thursday, June 26, at 7:00 pm Steve Hallee will present Catching the Wind as part of Penobscot Marine Museum’s Thursday Night Lecture Series. Halle’s talk …
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Fishing Weir Study IX Campobello

Historic Coastal Way of Life Documented in Photography Exhibit at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on June 17, 2014, at 11:50 a.m.
Saturday, June 28, 2014 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Lisa Tyson Ennis takes photographs the slow, old-fashioned way with medium and large format cameras, black and white film, and long exposures. She hand-prints her images …
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The Belfast Harbor Fest Cardboard Boat Challenge

Build a Row Boat with Cardboard at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on June 12, 2014, at 2:34 p.m.
Saturday, June 21, 2014 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Sunday, June 22, 2014 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum's Hamilton Learning Center, 89 E. Main Street, Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-0334; penobscotmarinemuseum.org If you have ever wanted to build your own row boat you will want to …
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Lobster Boat Races, Friendship, Maine

Maine Lobster Boat Builders Discuss Their Boats At Penobscot Marine Museum Boat Builders’ Forum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on June 05, 2014, at 11:36 a.m.
Thursday, June 12, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 2075482529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org In preparation for the Maine lobster boat racing season the Maine Boatbuilding Forum will host boat builders Travis and Keith Otis, Glenn Holland, Stewart Workman and …
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In October, New Dawn Traders Alex and Lucy set sail on a 7-month voyage around the Atlantic with the cargo vessel TRES HOMBRES and her crew. The  TRES HOMBRES is pioneering a renaissance in shipping cargo by sailboat. This 32 meter, engine-less brigantine has been successfully trading between Europe and islands in the Atlantic and Caribbean since 2009.

Maine Sail Freight Project Planning Dinner at Tranquility Grange

By Penobscot Marine Museum on June 04, 2014, at 12:26 p.m.
Sunday, June 22, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Tranquility Grange Hall, 2171 Belfast Road, Lincolnville, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529 ext. 216 Last October, the Vermont Sail Freight Project delivered $50,000 of regionally produced foods to customers waiting at the docks along a 300 mile route from Ferrisburgh, …
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Gouldsboro: The Postcard View with PMM Photo Archivist Kevin Johnson

By Penobscot Marine Museum on May 27, 2014, at 1:59 p.m.
Monday, June 2, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Gouldsboro Historical Society , West Bay Church, 88 Old Route 1, Gouldsboro, ME For more information: penobscotmarinemuseum.org/event-single/gouldsboro-the-postcard-view-with-pmm-photo-archivist-kevin-johnson/ Monday, June 2 at 7:00 pm Historic Photography Lecture Series Gouldsboro: The Postcard View with PMM Photo Archivist Kevin Johnson. For more information …
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Seal of Biddeford

Biddeford: A Postcard View with PMM Photo Archivist Matthew Wheeler

By Penobscot Marine Museum on May 27, 2014, at 1:38 p.m.
Sunday, June 1, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Biddeford Pool Community Club, 2 Yeats St., Biddeford Pool, ME For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org/event-single/biddeford-a-postcard-view-with-pmm-photo-archivist-matthew-wheeler/ Sunday, June 1, 7:00 pm Historic Photography Lecture Series Biddeford: A Postcard View with PMM Photo Archivist Matthew Wheeler. Biddeford Pool Community Club, 2 Yeats …
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Penobscot Marine Museum’s Photography Collection with PMM Photo Archivist Matthew Wheeler

By Penobscot Marine Museum on May 27, 2014, at 1:13 p.m.
Thursday, May 29, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: St. George Town Office, 3 School St, Tenants Harbor, ME For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org/event-single/penobscot-marine-museums-photography-collection-with-matthew-wheeler/ Thursday, May 29, 6:30 pm pot luck, 7:30 pm talk Historic Photography Lecture Series Penobscot Marine Museum’s Photography Collection with Photo Archivist Matthew Wheeler at …
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Merchant Marine Oral History Interview Day to be Held at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on May 27, 2014, at 11:59 a.m.
The Penobscot Marine Museum is partnering with the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) to host a day of oral history interviews with merchant mariners on June 24, 2014, from 10-4. During this event, mariners will be invited to come to the museum to record their stories with SCI researchers and volunteers …
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artwork in PMM’s Gala & Auction

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Founder and Editor to be Honored at Penobscot Marine Museum’s Gala & Auction

By Penobscot Marine Museum on May 27, 2014, at 11:54 a.m.
On July 19, Penobscot Marine Museum’s biennial Gala & Auction fundraiser will honor John K. Hanson, Jr. founder and publisher of Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors magazine, and Polly Saltonstall, editor in chief of Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors. Polly and John are also both longtime friends and supporters of …
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Author Kate Webber Discusses Life on Swans Island

By Penobscot Marine Museum on May 27, 2014, at 11:52 a.m.
Saturday, June 7, 2014 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, ME For more information: 2075480334; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Penobscot Marine Museum will host author Kate Webber discussing her new book Swans Island Chronicles: Borrowed, Exaggerated and Half-Forgotten Tales of Island Life on Saturday, June …
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Searsport District High School student learning boatbuilding at Hamilton Learning Center at Penobscot Marine Museum

Searsport High School Boatbuilding Class Launch!

By Penobscot Marine Museum on May 27, 2014, at 11:48 a.m.
Two Shellback dinghies built by Searsport High School students in the new Hamilton Learning Center at Penobscot Marine Museum will be launched on Wednesday, May 28, at noon at the Searsport Town Dock. The eight students began building the boats on January 28, working with master boat builder Greg Rossel …
 
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