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Celebrating history with the Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society
On Saturday, July 28, Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society participated in “Touring Through Time” with eight other area towns. Live demonstrations of blacksmithing, rug braiding, quilting, tatting and more were on display, as well as tours, exhibits and live music.
Penobscot Bay Press owner and publisher Nat Barrows demonstrates the printing press in use on Deer Isle for more than 100 years.
Photo by Jessica Brophy
Sea Grant intern Ray Crouch stands next to a display featuring the newly-published Downeast Fisheries Trail. The publication celebrates locations of importance in the history of fishing in Maine from Searsport eastward.