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Historical Societies


Mount Desert Island Historical Society   
207-276-9323
Founded in 1931, promotes the study and understanding of the people and the history of this island and of history's relevance today. We celebrate the lives of the people, and the events that have shaped, and will continue to shape,island history.
Open: Somesville Museum open June 26  
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Southwest Harbor Historical Society   
207-244-8063
Dedicated to the preservation, documentation, and presentation of the history of the Town of Southwest Harbor since, and prior to incorporation as a Town in 1905.
Open: By chance, during meetings, or by appointment  
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Tremont Historical Society   
207-244-9753
Programs of historical interest are presented at monthly meetings during the summer, which are at 7 P.M. on the fourth Monday of each month at the Bass Harbor Memorial Library. The Country Store Museum is open MWF 1-4 July - Columbus Day.
Open: Fridays July 10 thru September 25 by appointment only  
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Great Cranberry Island Historical Society   
207-244-7800
The Great Cranberry Island Historical Society (GCIHS) collects, preserves and studies the history and genealogy of Great Cranberry and its neighboring islands, and presents diverse cultural and educational programs.The GCIHS promotes a strong sense of community through its museum, archives, cafe, and lively arts center in the Cranberry House.
Open: Memorial Day thru Columbus Day 10:00-4:00  
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PO Box 1143, Southwest Harbor ME 04679
207-244-9264
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