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We stopped in for a quick visit. We probably did stay more than 20 minutes. They had good selection of antiquities from island life dating back up to 150 years. It certainly gives a sense of what it must have been like in the early...More
If you want to learn more about the history, especially anecdotal, about Vinalhaven this time s a fun game lace to go. Just down the hill is the Cemetery where ch also proved interesting in a long belt site overlooking an inlet.
In addition to themed exhibits, there is lots of memorabilia gracing the walls and binders full of photos and other information to browse through. If you have an island connection, plan to say for awhile.
A truly wonderful variety of exhibits chronicling the island's history from its earliest farmers and sea captains, through its heyday as a granite quarrying center, it's brief turn as a spa location where folks came to "take the waters," and it's more recent life as...More
The Vinalhaven Historical Society museum is a must see place to get to learn more about the history and charm of this marine/quarry town and the entire island. It is well worth the time to take a look at the interesting displays of early life...More
We made prior arrangements to visit off season and the volunteers could not have been more accommodating. The purpose of our visit was to see our grandfather's peanut roasting machine and it is prominently displayed. They also had a folder of historical data on grandfather...More