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.
Enjoy the concert held at La Rochelle Mansion and Museum! The Green Mountain Ceili Band features David Rapkievian on fiddle, Jim Vekasi on mandolin, Kevin Stone on button accordion, and Dave Quinby on string bass.
While the formal embassies stood in Washington, D.C, the capital city's sweltering climate drove many American politicians and foreign diplomats out of the city during the summer months of the pre-World War I era. During this period, Bar Harbor was a popular...
Terese Miller, Mount Desert Island teacher and historian, presents an engaging lecture on the history of Bar Island.
From the diamond mines of India and royal palaces of Europe to the shores of Bar Harbor and finally the halls of the Smithsonian, Dr. Richard Kurin simultaneously traces its journey through history and reveals the truth behind the gem of legends. Dr. Richard Kurin is...