Fishing During WWII with Ralph Stanley At Penobscot Marine Museum (Sat. March 18, 2018 | 1pm)

2 March 2018
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(Searsport, Maine) On Saturday, March 18 at 1:00 p.m. Penobscot Marine Museum hosts Ralph Stanley as he presents Fishing During WWII. This free presentation will take place at 9 Church Street in Searsport at Penobscot Marine Museum’s Stephen Phillips Memorial Library.

Ralph Stanley, historian, boatbuilder, and musician will talk about the perils, adventures, and day-to-day work of fishing out of Southwest Harbor, Maine during the War. For more information call 207-548-2529.


Dragger Bonaventure, Built by Southwest Boat Corporation (c. 1942) Digital Public Library of America. The Newman Family Collection.


Photographs: Digital Public Library of America. Newman Family Collection. Source: http://swhplibrary.net/home/

About Penobscot Marine Museum

Penobscot Marine Museum brings Maine’s maritime history to life on a campus of twelve beautiful historic buildings in the charming seacoast village of Searsport, Maine. Exhibits include hands-on activities for children and adults, as well as a ship captain’s house, marine paintings, scrimshaw, 19th century Chinese and Japanese pottery, boat models, historic Maine boats, a fisheries exhibit, and an heirloom garden. The Museum has over 200,000 historic photographs, and a maritime history research library. Museum offices and research library are open year round. Exhibits are open seven days a week, Memorial Day weekend through the third Sunday in October. PMM Visitors Center, 2 Church Street, Searsport, Maine. For more information call the Visitors Center 207-548-0334 or Administrative Offices at 207-548-2529 or visit www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org.

Photographs: Newman Family Collection. Source: http://swhplibrary.net/home/


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