Through the Dooryard

Through the Dooryard

Through the Dooryard

Welcome to our podcast, “Through the Dooryard”!

Welcome to our podcast, “Through the Dooryard”!

Hosted by Mazie and Poorva and produced by the Bar Harbor Historical Society, “Through the Dooryard” is a podcast series that shares deep-dive narratives of relevant historical events and affairs pertaining to the town of Bar Harbor, Maine. It aims to deliver a retrospective and reflective analysis of these historical events to foster a shared connection to place.

Learn about Bar Harbor’s history in a fun, exciting, and comprehensive way!

Stick around for announcements of future episodes and follow @throughthedooryard for more!


history awaits


Series: The Hayseeder’s Edition

In this three-part series, Poorva and Mazie do a deep dive into the 127-year-old Way Bak Ball of Bar Harbor, also known as the Hayseed Ball. The first episode is a walkthrough of the wacky traditions which make this dance so unique. They speak to those closely acquainted with it and those who are only peripherally involved to get a better understanding of the dance.

Series: Smoke in a cranberry bog

The first series of our podcast details the events leading up to the infamous Fire of ’47, the devastating aftermath, and the lasting effects of the inferno on our small island.