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eBook Deer Isle and Stonington (ME) (Images of America) download ISBN: 0738535664
Author: Deer Isle and Stonington Historical Society
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing; 1sr edition (July 4, 2004)
Language: English
Pages: 128
ePub: 1842 kb
Fb2: 1974 kb
Rating: 4.6
Other formats: mobi doc lit rtf
Category: History
Subcategory: Americas

Deer Isle and Stonington was compiled by the Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society with photographs . This marvelous book of images is a wonderful resource for anyone interested in the history of the coastal Maine islands, and Deer Isle in particular.

Deer Isle and Stonington was compiled by the Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society with photographs from the society's collection. Proceeds from the book will benefit the society.

Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society. Community museum in Deer Isle, Maine. Closed now. CommunitySee all.

Deer Isle is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,975 at the 2010 census. Notable landmarks in Deer Isle are the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Stonington Opera House, and the town's many art galleries

Deer Isle is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Notable landmarks in Deer Isle are the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Stonington Opera House, and the town's many art galleries. The town was incorporated in 1789, at which time it included the islands of Little Deer Isle, Deer Isle, and Isle au Haut. Deer were abundant on these islands, hence the name. In 1868 Isle au Haut became a separate town.

The island communities of Deer Isle and Stonington lie in Penobscot Bay, a region known and loved . Books related to Deer Isle and Stonington. by Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society.

The island communities of Deer Isle and Stonington lie in Penobscot Bay, a region known and loved by sailors the world over. Deer Isle and Stonington portrays life on the island from the age of ferries and steamships, to the building of the Deer Isle-Sedgwick Bridge, through World War II. These vintage photographs allow the reader to watch as the island's main streets grow and change.

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Stonington is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. It's located on the southern portion of the island of Deer Isle. The population was 1,043 at the 2010 census. It includes the villages of Burnt Cove, Oceanville, Green Head, and Clam City. A picturesque working waterfront and tranquil tourist destination in eastern Penobscot Bay, Stonington has consistently ranked among the top lobster ports in the county and is the largest lobster port in Maine. History and Heritage Preserved.

The Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society was formed in 1959 with the goal of collecting and preserving "historical facts, records, and relics pertaining to Deer Isle, Stonington, and adjoining communities and islands of East Penobscot Bay in the State of Maine. The Society's headquarters, located at 416 Sunset Road (Route 15A) in Deer Isle, just north of the Island Country Club, includes five buildings and a variety of displays.

The island communities of Deer Isle and Stonington lie in Penobscot Bay, a region known and loved by sailors the world over. Deer Isle and Stonington portrays life on the island from the age of ferries and steamships, to the building of the Deer Isle-Sedgwick Bridge, through World War II. These vintage photographs allow the reader to watch as the island's main streets grow and change. Represented are landmarks such as the Mark and Pumpkin Island lighthouses, the Stonington Opera House, and the oldest buildings on the island. The vital industries of seafaring, sail making, commercial fishing, granite quarrying, and yachting are pictured here alongside images of everyday life-celebrations and ceremonies, shopping and picnics, education and worship, work and play.
Comments: (2)
Xisyaco
A great book for the Maine history buff, or a family connection such as myself. I enjoyed this book and gave it to my grandmother who recognized many people and the historic buildings.
Elastic Skunk
This marvelous book of images is a wonderful resource for anyone interested in the history of the coastal Maine islands, and Deer Isle in particular. We have found the Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society, its archives, museum, and publications to be of inestimable value in researching this unique and historical area.