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Ralph Stanley

Award-winning Maine Boat Builder in Film at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on May 27, 2015, at 1:41 p.m.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 11 Church Street, Searsport, ME For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Searsport, Maine, May 26, 2015 – Ralph Stanley: An Eye for Wood is a moving documentary on the extraordinary life of world-renowned Maine Master Boat Builder Ralph …
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Salted Tales: Stories From the Sea Told Live

By Penobscot Marine Museum on March 17, 2015, at 1:23 p.m.
Sunday, March 29, 2015 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: The Colonial Theater, 163 High St., Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org/event-single/salted-tales-stories-from-the-sea/ Coastal Maine’s rich maritime heritage has produced a lot of sailors and you don’t work on the water without accumulating good stories. Penobscot Marine Museum and Colonial …
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Tonka Truck Restoration Project

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Sept. 23, 2014, at 9:41 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Searsport Motor Company, 315 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2834 As part of Searsport’s annual Fling Into Fall celebration on October 10 and 11, Searsport resident Joe Plummer has scheduled Tonka truck repair workshops with for children …
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Fishing House detail

The Photography of Antonia Small at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Sept. 08, 2014, at 11:07 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 13, 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 Antonia Small grew up fishing with her uncle on Mobile Bay, so she is happy to now live in Port Clyde, Maine within earshot of the …
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Back Cove Yachts, Rockland, Maine

Jason Constantine at Penobscot Marine Museum’s Maine Boatbuilders Forum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Sept. 08, 2014, at 10:41 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 11, 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 Jason Constantine, President of North End Composites and Back Cove Yachts in Rockland, Maine, is the featured boat builder on Penobscot Marine Museum’s Maine Boatbuilder’s Forum, …
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Gee’s Bend ladies quilting in 2005

Meet the Gee’s Bend Quilters

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Aug. 28, 2014, at 1:08 p.m.
Three of the quilters of Gee’s Bend, Alabama will be in Searsport to teach quilting classes at Fiber College of Maine, Route One, Searsport from Wednesday, September 3rd through Sunday, September 7th. In addition, on September 3rd at 5:00 pm a dinner in honor of Gee’s Bend quilters China Pettway, …
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Peter Neill

World Ocean Observatory Director to Speak at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Aug. 15, 2014, at 1:15 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-0334; penobscotmarinemuseum.org On Thursday, August 21st at 7:00 pm, Peter Neill, director of the World Ocean Observatory will present The Sea Connects All Things, an illustrated talk on …
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1816: The Year That Summer Never Came by Mayra Donnell

Talk and Book Signing for 1816: The Year That Summer Never Came, at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Aug. 13, 2014, at 2:27 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 23, 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 1816 is called “The Year Without A Summer”. During that summer wild temperature swings produced snow and frost which killed crops and caused famines and food …
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Stonington, Maine

Penobscot Marine Museum’s Historic Photography Exhibit Now in Deer Isle

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Aug. 06, 2014, at 3:56 p.m.
Penobscot Marine Museum’s historic photography exhibit Hancock County Through Eastern’s Eye is now at the Island Heritage Trust barn, in Deer Isle, Maine. The photographs in Hancock County Through Eastern’s Eye are of places people loved a century ago, when the owner of Eastern Illustrating sent his crews with their …
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Wooden boat built by Cottrell Boatbuilders

August Craft and Children’s Programs and Sailing at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Aug. 04, 2014, at 3:21 p.m.
This August, Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, Maine is offering programs for children on Wednesdays and Fridays, and Artisan Days: Demonstrations of 19th Century Crafts on Thursdays from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. On Mondays and Saturdays the Schooner Guildive is giving sailing tours of historic Searsport Harbor. For more …
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Crazy Quilt, quilt by Lucy Mingo

Gee’s Bend Quilt-Inspired Painting Workshop Offered at Penobscot Marine Museum

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Aug. 04, 2014, at 2:57 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-338-8990; penobscotmarinemuseum.org Patchwork of Color, a one-day acrylic painting workshop with artist Susan Tobey White at Penobscot Marine Museum will be held on Friday, August 15 from 10:00 …
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Chris Marshall

Unity College Professor Talks About Historic African-American Settlement in Troy, Maine

By Penobscot Marine Museum on Aug. 04, 2014, at 2:54 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 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 Unity College Professor Chris Marshall will give a talk Knowing their place: two stories (and the truth) about an African-American settlement in Troy on Thursday, August …
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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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