Starts: Aug 18 2012 - 4:00pm
Ends: Aug 18 2012 - 5:00pm
Car collector Chris Koch has been collecting auto and auto memorabilia for years and will be sharing information at the Seal Cove Auto Museum. The program is free with admission and refreshments will follow the program.
Starts: Aug 16 2012 - 4:00pm
Ends: Aug 16 2012 - 6:00pm
"The Art of the Boatbuilder and the Automobile" opens at the Seal Cove Auto Museum and features a 1913 Peugeot along with images of other skiff mobiles of the early 1900s. Also pecial guest presenter, Ralph Stanley, of Southwest Harbor, will share remarks on his boatbuilding career.
Christmas at Victoria Mansion is an annual highlight of the holiday season for many people from across the nation. In 2012, the mansion is celebrating the Gilded Age and each room will be decorated by a professional designer from the Greater Portland region.Holiday tours from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily except Christmas and New Year's Day.
Starts: Jul 12 2012 - 3:00pm
Ends: Jul 12 2012 - 6:00pm
Seal Cove, ME 04674
The Seal Cove Auto Museum presents the exhibit "Bicycles that Paved the Way for Automobiles" with special guest Zip Zamarchi, of the Maine Wheelmen, who will share his early bicycles with the audience. Refreshments will follow the program. Call the Seal Cove Auto Museum for more information and directions
Mount Desert, ME 04660
The Mount Desert Island Historical Society is pleased to announce a major exhibit of original early architectural drawings and sketches of Fred L. Savage (1861 - 1924). Savage, a local architect, designed many of the iconic Shingle and Revival-style cottages in Northeast Harbor and Bar Harbor in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
St. George, ME 04860
The presentation "Greetings From St. George: Selections from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. Collection" includes seventy-five to one hundred-year-old images of St. George, Port Clyde, Tenants Harbor, Martinsville, and Long Cove. A potluck supper will precede the presentation at 6:30 p.m.
Brooks, ME 04921
A slide talk featuring old photographs of Brooks, Maine, and nearby communities that illustrate the area's past, spur memories. and generate historical input from the audience. Consisting of tens of thousands of old photos of Maine and other New England states, the Eastern Illustrating Collection is the centerpiece of Penobscot Marine Museum's extensive photography archives. Eastern Illustrating was a Belfast-based postcard publisher that documented thousands small-town scenes during the first half of the twentieth century.