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Owner description: The society has pictures of Vinalhaven and exhibits about its granite industry from 1880-1910.
Falls Church Va
Level 6 Contributor
141 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Fascinating”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

I'd go again as it is not possible to take it all in. Pictures, old kitchen tools, advertisements, and tidbits about how they use to live-its all there. Allow plenty of time.

Visited August 2013
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Camden, Maine
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great collection”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

Well preserved,meticulously maintained collection of Island history. I particularly enjoyed the photographic history of the Island from it 's granite quarrying days to present day. The civil war photos of Islanders who participated was haunting. There is certainly something for everyone housed within the old Vinalhaven Town Hall.


Visited September 2012
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North Conway, New Hampshire
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“An In-Town Gem”
Reviewed September 15, 2012

Fun place with great history displays. Perfect for a rainy day.The Museum is located in the heart of town.

Visited July 2012
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“An incredible Gem!”
Reviewed July 9, 2012

Every once in a while, we discover hidden treasures. The little museum done by the Historical Society is an amazing place. I have spent hours in it, looking at all the *stuff* and going through documents. It is intimate, fun and the staff are incredibly helpful

Visited August 2011
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Rockland, Maine
Level 5 Contributor
94 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Great visit of a world you can only imagine.”
Reviewed February 23, 2012

Rich, straightforward presentation of island history, including the granite industry, from which many important structures, including the Washington Monument, were built.

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