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Western Waldo through an Eastern Eye

Connor Mill, Unity, ME
Connor Mill, Unity, ME
Posted July 10, 2013, at 1:23 p.m.

Monday, July 1 to Wednesday, July 31, 2013; 4:05 p.m. to 6:05 p.m.

Location: CrossTrax Neighorhood Deli, Depot Street, Unity, Maine

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During July, Unity Historical Society is celebrating the 200th anniversary of its building through a display of prints from around Waldo County. This collection of prints derives from glass-plate negatives and is a small portion of the archives of the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company which operated in Belfast and is housed permanently at the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport (http://penobscotmarinemuseum.org). The Museum’s collection number more than 100,000 prints, slides, daguerreotypes and slides.

The more than two dozen prints are on display at CrossTrax Neighborhood Deli on Depot Street for the month of July. These scenes of Unity, Belfast, Lincolnville, Searsport, Morrill, Monroe and others depict life at the turn of the last century and feature youth at play, accommodations for the ‘summer people’ and Waldo County at work.

Also through July, “Knox County Through the Eastern Eye” at the North Haven Historical Society, Pulpit Harbor, North Haven. http://northhavenhistoricalsociety.wordpress.com/

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