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Moosehead Historical Society

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This is a modest but exceptionally well done showcase of one of Maines remote lumber communities of... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
fun and interesting

After 30 years of driving by, we finally made a point of stopping in. Glad we did. The two ladies... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Jon U
New Haven, Connecticut
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

This is a modest but exceptionally well done showcase of one of Maines remote lumber communities of a bygone era. There are stories of noteables some still with us and some who have passed on. Admission is a donation and certainly worthy, especially as it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

After 30 years of driving by, we finally made a point of stopping in. Glad we did. The two ladies that man the desk are very knowledgeable and friendly. Thelumber work boat and different cutting saws in teh cellar is very interetsing. If you love...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jon U
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

This is a surprisingly thorough tour. Our took took about 3 hours. The tour guides were dressed in period outfits and were excited to share the history of the estate and their own personal experiences with the area. Some rooms included extra seasonal displays so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NoelleMatta
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Knowledgeable staff, pleasent and truely passionate about sharing their local history with visitors. We went on a cruise after our visit a board the 104 year old Katahdin ("Kate") and spent an enjoyable afternoon on Moosehead Lake>

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank homarusdude
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Nice historical mansion. Good for one time while visiting the Geenville area. Lots of interesting photos and history of the area.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jamesrS6566RI
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Go to Historical Society before you go to the B-52 crash site as the Historical Society museum has interesting displays and newspaper articles. Museum is free. Also has interesting Aviation and native American displays.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We missed the cruise that day as it was one of the extended tours, but did make a visit to the Historical Society building and read all about the very interesting past of this extraordinary region. This is a great place to read up on...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank David W
Reviewed 12 October 2015

The Moosehead Historical Society is a real gem! Wonderful people, very interesting exhibits, and a beautiful old house full of wonderful antiques. Thorough tours of the house are done very well. Areas of the museum focus on logging, mercantile, schools, resort hotels, transportation, etc. My...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This is a great place to visit while your in Greenville. Learn some of the local history and meet some locals. The locals are also the best to get tips from!

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank samantha310
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Due to inclement weather, we planned to tour the Moosehead Historical Society Craft House. We were carefully instructed where to go for the start of the tour (sit on the bench). Our guide had lived in the area quite a while and had hilarous stories...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Nancy S
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