Island historical societies keep alive the rich lore of island history. Most mai
Island historical societies keep alive the rich lore of island history. Most maintain small summer museums. On Isle au Haut, town librarian Virginia MacDonald is the one-person historical society; on North Haven, Lewis Haskell's 1976 discovery of town records at the dump has grown into the North Haven Historical Society; the Islesboro Historical Society has been researching and publishing town history; Frenchboro, Swan's Island, Monhegan, and Chebeague display island artifacts; and on Peaks Island the community center has taken over the Fifth Maine Regiment's collection of Civil War items. Details.
Islands, Historical societies
Day, Jane, "Island historical societies keep alive the rich lore of island history. Most mai" (1991). Maine News Index - Island Journal. 64.
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