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COMMUNITY | MUSEUMS | NON-PROFITS
Photo courtesy of Cole Land Transportation Museum

Several major donors to the Bangor World War II Memorial gathered recently at Cole Land Transportation Museum to present contributions toward the monument, which was unveiled in Veterans Day ceremonies on Nov. 12. Shown are (from left) Lori Varney, The Varney Agency; Mike Sturdee, Bangor Federal Credit Union; Jon Osborne, Hollywood Casino, Hotel & Raceway; Jeff Solari, Rudman and Winchell; museum founder Galen Cole; 2012 Mayor Cary Weston; Ken White and Courtney Brehaut, Machias Savings Bank; and Mary Dysart Hartt, Dysart’s.

Community gifts mark Bangor WWII Memorial ‘paid for’

BANGOR, Maine — When Cole Land Transportation Museum announced plans last summer for a Bangor World War II Memorial to honor the 112 men killed …
MILITARY | MUSEUMS

Museum offers free admission to veterans on Nov. 11-12

OWLS HEAD, Maine — In recognition of Veteran’s Day, the Owls Head Transportation Museum will offer free admission to all veterans of U.S. armed services …
MUSEUMS

“Keeping Warm” exhibit will showcase museum’s quilts, winter clothing

SEARSPORT, Maine – Penobscot Marine Museum will open its winter exhibition season during an opening party 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15,  with “Keeping Warm,” showcasing the museum’s …
COMMUNITY | MUSEUMS | NON-PROFITS

Transition time arrives at The General Henry Knox Museum

THOMASTON, Maine — Howard P. Lowell of South Thomaston has been named interim executive director of The General Henry Knox Museum by the organization’s board …
MUSEUMS

Friends announce Fort Knox will be open through Thanksgiving weekend

Photo courtesy of Friends of Fort Knox The Penobscot Narrows Observatory looms above a section of Fort Knox in Prospect, Maine. PROSPECT, Maine — The …
MUSEUMS

Trolley museum offers holiday railway rides

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — Seashore Trolley Museum will offer holiday railway rides, shopping and complimentary refreshments during both of Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude weekends, 1-3 p.m. Fridays …
MUSEUMS

Maine Earth Science Day, Oct. 17

AUGUSTA, Maine — Scientists, artists, educators, and industry professionals from around Maine will gather for the annual Maine Earth Science Day held 9 a.m. – 3 …
BENEFITS AND FUNDRAISERS | COMMUNITY | FARMING | MUSEUMS | NON-PROFITS

Living history farm and museum to host Harvest Festival

Photo courtesy of The Curran Homestead Doodlebug pulling will be one of the featured events at the Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 6, at The …
MUSEUMS | NON-PROFITS

Knox Museum to host Harvest Weekend

THOMASTON, Maine — The General Henry Knox Museum will host its Harvest Weekend and final tours of the season 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6; and …
BENEFITS AND FUNDRAISERS | MUSEUMS | OUTDOORS

Forest museum to hold Living History Days

BRADLEY, Maine — Maine Forest and Logging Museum at Leonard’s Mills will hold Living History Days 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 6-7. The museum is located on Government …
 
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