Eerie haunted house hosted at La Rochelle Mansion and Museum in October 2020.
A sea shanty sing-a-long led by Bennett Konesni, a long-time student of work songs on both land and sea, with Gray Cox, a professor at the College of the Atlantic.
The Covid pandemic is not the first time that communities have had to deal with disease outbreaks. An outbreak of typhoid in 1873 at a hotel in Bar Harbor caused 13 deaths and the event hit newspapers in the U.S. and overseas, threatening the burgeoning tourist...
A lecture presented by Bar Harbor researcher, Terese Miller, on some of the amazing women who were instrumental in shaping the Acadia National Park that we know and love today.
Here's the Zoom recording of the Bar Harbor Historical Society 2020 Annual Meeting with a talk by Steve Haynes of the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society and Museum in Somesville.
Prohibition in Bar Harbor is fascinating history. We are researching this topic for a potential exhibition. Do you have a family story to share? Or an old newspaper article? Or perhaps some memorabilia to show us?