MDI Summer Music History (Video)

Enjoy an illustrated talk by David Schildkret on the history of the “vibrant summer music scene” on Mount Desert Island. Mr. Schildkret explored hymn-singing, social music-making, town bands, and the presence of world-class concert artists at Bar Harbor’s Building of...

History of Bar Island (Video)

Using archival evidence and her deep knowledge of local oral history, Debbie Dyer explored the history of “Rodick Island” (Bar Island) from Mr. Pineo and his kennels, to the fish weirs and Canoe Club on the shore line.