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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
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
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>
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.
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
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
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
We were fortunate to be in the area when they were holding a special lecture on the last logging days on Moosehead Lake. What a great lecture.. the folks who run this society are so frendly and helpful!!!