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Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society

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Perfect spot for a bit of island history

Very friendly volunteers to help you through the exhibits. Husband loved the maritime display and... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2015
charloub
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San Diego, California
Definitely worth a visit

I've been going to Maine for 50 years, but never had been to Stonington or Deer Isle... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2014
RJO57
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Jul 8, 2015
“Perfect spot for a bit of island history”
Aug 4, 2014
“Definitely worth a visit”
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416 Sunset Rd, Deer Isle, ME 04627-3869
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very friendly volunteers to help you through the exhibits. Husband loved the maritime display and artifacts and I enjoyed the kitchen exhibit. Really a great spot to go back to the past on this special island.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank charloub
Reviewed August 4, 2014

I've been going to Maine for 50 years, but never had been to Stonington or Deer Isle before.....what a treat! It's loaded with fascinating history and the Historical Society is THE place to go to learn all about the rich cultural heritage of this place....More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed July 27, 2014

There are four buildings housing a widely varied collection of objects arranged to present a glimpse of the past on Deer Isle. We found more material here than we had time to fully assimilate. The people attending the exhibits are helpful without being overly attentive,...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed July 26, 2014

This is a great little museum with an incredible amount of information about Deer Isle, and Island and fishing life in general. Anyone interested in history should plan to spend a couple of hours there!

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank Rick H
Reviewed February 20, 2014

Wonderful new barn with excellent exhibits about life on Deer Isle from native Americans to the fishing industry to home life, the Sellars home, heirloom gardens, archives, and more.

Date of experience: July 2013
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Reviewed August 6, 2013

Not particularly remarkable for a small Maine community, but not an unpleasant or unsatisfactory interlude. A good time-killer, but don't make a special trip.

Date of experience: July 2013
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