Traveling back through time, in fashion

Traveling back through time, in fashion

Photo by Anne Berleant
The Peninsula —

An 18th century doll in its doll-sized crib. A sextant used to navigate steamships in the early 1900s. Squares of applesauce cake created from a recipe handed down through generations. A quilt depicting a town’s history from its founding in 1817.

These were a few of the treasures offered by the historical societies of Blue Hill, Brooklin, Brooksville and Sedgwick during Touring Through Time, a weekend celebrating Maine history through the open doors of the historical societies that keep it alive.

Thursday, July 31, 2014


Vandalism hits downtown flower boxes…again


Brooksville Library marks addition with open house


Town seeks donations for Warmer Brooklin


Walkers to explore natural resources of Hundred Acre Wood


BHCS science teacher offers interactive sessions from the Mesoamerican Reef


GSA student raising money for semester ‘abroad’

Monday, July 28, 2014


Blue Hill Co-op celebrates 40 years, reveals relocation plans


Blue Hill church to host annual Blueberry Fest


Support the General Store, say residents


Blue Hill sets mill rate for 2014 taxes


Halcyon Grange awarded $10k for community grain center

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Blue Hill man dedicates wall to submariners

Blue Hill —

The USS Jallalo was just shy of 312-feet long like most of the World War II era submarines. That’s why Dave McGraw of Blue Hill had his wall ...

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Sedgwick artist is featured in new book


Blue Hill Planning Board eyes comp plan update


Town seeks donations for Warmer Brooklin


Blue Hill sets mill rate for 2014 taxes


Planning board sets limits on meeting length


Warren Lehrer takes on, and embodies, A Life In Books


Callahan Mine annual meeting set for July 29

Monday, July 21, 2014


Head custodian Colberth is honored by professionals, peers


Board eyes safety at former Brooklin ballfield


BHHT geologist reveals secrets of John B. Mountain